What is another word for yankee?

71 synonyms found


[ jˈaŋkiː], [ jˈaŋkiː], [ j_ˈa_ŋ_k_iː]

The word "Yankee" is often used to refer to Americans, especially those from the northern states. However, there are a number of synonyms for this term. Some of these include "Yank," "Northerner," "Northeasterner," "New Englander," and "Unionist." These terms all have slightly different connotations and emphasis, with "Yank" perhaps being the most informal and playful, and "Unionist" highlighting the historical context of the American Civil War. As with all synonyms, the choice of which term to use can depend on the specific audience and context. Regardless of the term used, it is important to approach discussions of regional identity with sensitivity and respect.

How to use "Yankee" in context?

Yankees are originally from America, specifically the Northeastern United States. Yankee is a term of endearment meaning " from or from the Yankees ".

They are known for their fierce rivalry with the Red Sox, and their passion for baseball. Today, Yankees are one of the most popular sports teams in America.

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Homophones for Yankee:

  • yankey.

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