Definition of Yankee

Definition of Yankee
  1. Yankee Noun A native or inhabitant of New England.
  2. Yankee Noun A native or inhabitant of the Northern USA.
  3. Yankee Noun A native or inhabitant of the USA.
  4. Yankee Noun The letter "Y" in the ICAO spelling alphabet.
  5. Yankee Noun A large triangular headsail used in light or moderate winds and set on the fore topmast stay. Unlike a genoa it does not fill the whole fore triangle, but is set in combination with the working staysail.
  6. Yankee Noun A player that plays for the New York Yankees.
  7. Yankee Noun A wager on four selections, consisting of 11 separate bets: six doubles, four trebles and a fourfold accumulator. A minimum two selections must win to gain a return.
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