Quantcast
Merriam-Webster Logo
  • Dictionary
  • Thesaurus
  • Medical
  • Scrabble
  • Spanish Central
  • Learner's Dictionary

yakka

noun yak·ka \ˈyakə\

Definition of yakka

plural -s

Australia

  1. :  work, labor



Wait, there’s more! This word doesn't usually appear in our free dictionary, but we’ve shared just a bit of the information that appears in our premium Unabridged Dictionary. There’s more definition detail there.

What else do you get in the Unabridged Dictionary?

  • 300,000 words that aren’t in our free dictionary
  • Expanded definitions, etymologies, and usage notes
  • Advanced search features
  • Ad free

Variants of yakka

or yakker \-kə(r)\

Origin of yakka

native name in Queensland


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up yakka? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

to eat gluttonously or ravenously

Get Word of the Day daily email!

WORD GAMES

Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!

image567572573

Which of these is a synonym of unctuous?

oily angry maudlin prompt
Name That Thing

Test your visual vocabulary with our 10-question challenge!

TAKE THE QUIZ
SCRABBLE® Sprint

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ