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Definitions of yacking word
- verb without object yacking to talk, especially uninterruptedly and idly; gab; chatter: They've been yakking on the phone for over an hour. 1
- noun yacking incessant idle or gossipy talk. 1
- noun yacking Present participle of yack. 1
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Origin of yacking
First appearance:before 1945
One of the 6% newest English words
An Americanism dating back to 1945-50; apparently of expressive orig.
Parts of speech for Yacking
A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 54% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
According to our data about 74% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.
yacking usage trend in Literature
Synonyms for yacking
- talkative — inclined to talk a great deal: One drink and she became very talkative.
- chatty — Someone who is chatty talks a lot in a friendly, informal way.
- garrulous — excessively talkative in a rambling, roundabout manner, especially about trivial matters.
- long-winded — talking or writing at tedious length: long-winded after-dinner speakers.
- voluble — characterized by a ready and continuous flow of words; fluent; glib; talkative: a voluble spokesman for the cause.
- chat — When people chat, they talk to each other in an informal and friendly way.
- converse — If you converse with someone, you talk to them. You can also say that two people converse.
- bs — BS is an abbreviation for 'British Standard', which is a standard that something sold in Britain must reach in a test to prove that it is satisfactory or safe. Each standard has a number for reference.
- chatter — If you chatter, you talk quickly and continuously, usually about things which are not important.
- chew the fat — If people chew the fat, they talk in a relaxed, informal way.
Antonyms for yacking
- quiet — making no noise or sound, especially no disturbing sound: quiet neighbors.
- silent — making no sound; quiet; still: a silent motor.
- untalkative — inclined to talk a great deal: One drink and she became very talkative.
- restrained — characterized by restraint: The actor gave a restrained performance.
- subdued — quiet; inhibited; repressed; controlled: After the argument he was much more subdued.
- deprecate — If you deprecate something, you criticize it.
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