Yacking

/ˌjakətɪˈjak/

Origin

An Americanism dating back to 1945–50; apparently of expressive orig. (Source: dictionary.com)

1950s imitative: compare with yak. (Source: lexico.com)

Definitions of Yacking

Yacking

verb (used without object), noun

  1. yak2.

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Yacking

verb (used without object)

  1. to talk, especially uninterruptedly and idly; gab; chatter:

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Yacking

noun

  1. incessant idle or gossipy talk.
  2. a wild and domesticated type of cattle, Bos grunniens, of Tibet, having long horns and long shaggy hair
  3. Also: yakety-yak noisy, continuous, and trivial talk or conversation

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Yacking

noun, verb

  1. a variant spelling of yak 2

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Yacking

verb

  1. (intr) to chatter or talk in this way; jabber

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Yacking

noun

  1. Trivial or unduly persistent conversation.

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Yacking

verb

  1. Talk at length about trivial or boring subjects.

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Yacking

noun (1)

  1. : a large long-haired wild or domesticated ox (Bos grunniens synonym B. mutus) of Tibet and adjacent elevated parts of central Asia

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Yacking

noun (2)

  1. : laugh did it just for yuks
  2. : joke, gag

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Yacking

verb

  1. : to talk persistently : chatter

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Yacking

noun (3)

  1. : persistent or voluble talk

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Related words & Synonyms

voluble, chatty, long-winded, garrulous, clash, boast, jabber, gabble, clatter, drivel, brag, chat, utter, prattle, tongue, blab, chatter, gab, talk, yack

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