1. [ noun ] an American who lives in the North (especially during the American Civil War)
Synonyms: Yank Northerner
Related terms: American Federal North US
2. [ adjective ] used by southerners for an inhabitant of a northern state in the United States (especially a Union soldier)
Related terms: northern
3. [ noun ] an American who lives in New England
Synonyms: New_Englander Yank
Related terms: American New_England
4. [ noun ] an American
Synonyms: Yankee-Doddle yankee-doodle Yank
Related terms: American
Similar spelling:   Yankey