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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [yak]
    • /yæk/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [yak]
    • /yæk/

Definitions of yakked word

  • verb without object yakked to talk, especially uninterruptedly and idly; gab; chatter: They've been yakking on the phone for over an hour. 1
  • noun yakked a loud, hearty laugh. 1
  • noun yakked a joke evoking such a laugh. 1
  • noun yakked Simple past tense and past participle of yak. 1

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Origin of yakked

First appearance:

before 1945
One of the 6% newest English words
An Americanism dating back to 1945-50; apparently of expressive orig.

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Parts of speech for Yakked


yakked popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 79% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
According to our data about 75% 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.

Synonyms for yakked

verb yakked

  • chattered — to talk rapidly in a foolish or purposeless way; jabber.
  • chatted — to converse in a familiar or informal manner.
  • talked — to communicate or exchange ideas, information, etc., by speaking: to talk about poetry.
  • gossiped — idle talk or rumor, especially about the personal or private affairs of others: the endless gossip about Hollywood stars.
  • nattered — Simple past tense and past participle of natter.

noun yakked

  • chinwagged — Simple past tense and past participle of chinwag.

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