damyankee

noun
dam·​yankee
variants: or less commonly damnyankee \ (ˈ)dam , (ˈ)daam+ˈ⸗⸗ \
plural -s

Definition of damyankee

: a native or inhabitant of the northern states of the U.S. as distinguished from a Southerner not often in formal use blaming our troubles, if we were southern, more on the damyankee— Lillian Smiththe South is considered with what seems to this damyankee extraordinary fairness— Clifton Fadiman

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History and Etymology for damyankee

contraction of damned yankee

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“Damyankee.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/damyankee. Accessed 6 Jul. 2022.

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