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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: yankee(0.01542 detik)
Found 3 items, similar to yankee.
English → Indonesian (quick)
English → English (WordNet)
n 1: an American who lives in the North (especially during the
American Civil War) [syn: Yank, Northerner]
2: an American who lives in New England [syn: New Englander,
3: an American [syn: Yank, Yankee-Doodle]
adj : used by southerners for an inhabitant of a northern state in
the United States (especially a Union soldier)
English → English (gcide)
Yankee \Yan"kee\, a.
Of or pertaining to a Yankee; characteristic of the Yankees.
The alertness of the Yankee aspect. --Hawthorne.
Yankee clover. (Bot.) See Japan clover, under Japan.
Yankee \Yan"kee\, n. [Commonly considered to be a corrupt
pronunciation of the word English, or of the French word
Anglais, by the native Indians of America. According to
Thierry, a corruption of Jankin, a diminutive of John, and a
nickname given to the English colonists of Connecticut by the
Dutch settlers of New York. Dr. W. Gordon (“Hist. of the
Amer. War,” ed, 1789, vol. i., pp. 324, 325) says it was a
favorite cant word in Cambridge, Mass., as early as 1713, and
that it meant excellent; as, a yankee good horse, yankee good
cider, etc. Cf. Scot yankie a sharp, clever, and rather bold
woman, and Prov. E. bow-yankees a kind of leggins worn by
A nickname for a native or citizen of New England, especially
one descended from old New England stock; by extension, an
inhabitant of the Northern States as distinguished from a
Southerner; also, applied sometimes by foreigners to any
inhabitant of the United States.
From meanness first this Portsmouth Yankey rose,
And still to meanness all his conduct flows.
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