Definition of Yankees:

  1. An inhabitant of New England or one of the northern states.

  2. A large jib set forward of a staysail in light winds.

  3. A bet on four or more horses to win (or be placed) in different races.

  4. An American.

  5. A code word representing the letter Y, used in radio communication.

  6. London Stock Exchange term for the US securities sold in the UK.

Synonyms of Yankees

Wager, Stake, Gamble, Ante

How to use Yankees in a sentence?

  1. Far from being an isolated port, one early nineteenth-century view of Monterey harbor shows a Russian brig, a Yankee schooner, and another ship at anchor.

Meaning of Yankees & Yankees Definition