noun \ˈyak\
plural yaks also yak

Definition of YAK

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

Illustration of YAK

Origin of YAK

Tibetan (Lhasa dialect) yaʔ (spelled gyag
First Known Use: 1795

Other Mammals Terms

dormouse, dugong, gibbon, grimalkin, sable, stoat, ungulate, vole


Definition of YAK

variant of 1yuk



: to talk in a loud way often for a long time

yakked also yackedyak·king also yack·ing

Full Definition of YAK

intransitive verb
:  to talk persistently :  chatter

Variants of YAK

yak also yack

Origin of YAK

probably imitative
First Known Use: 1949


noun \ˈyak\

Definition of YAK

:  persistent or voluble talk

Variants of YAK

yak also yack \ˈyak\

First Known Use of YAK

YACKING Defined for Kids


noun \ˈyak\

Definition of YAK for Kids

:  a wild or domestic ox of the uplands of central Asia that has very long hair


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