yankee

  1. an American who lives in the North (especially during the American Civil War)

    Synonyms : northerner, yank
    Type Of : american
  2. an American (especially to non-Americans)

    Synonyms : yank, yankee-doodle
    Type Of : american
  3. an American who lives in New England

    Synonyms : new englander
    Type Of : american
  4. used by Southerners for an inhabitant of a northern state in the United States (especially a Union soldier)

youth

  1. an early period of development

    Synonyms : early days
    Type Of : time period, period of time, period
    Examples :
    • during the youth of the project
  2. the freshness and vitality characteristic of a young person

    Synonyms : juvenility, youthfulness
    Type Of : youngness
  3. young people collectively

    Synonyms : young
    Type Of : age bracket, cohort, age group
    Examples :
    • youth everywhere rises in revolt
  4. a young person (especially a young man or boy)

    Synonyms : spring chicken, young person, younker
    Type Of : juvenile, juvenile person
  5. early maturity; the state of being young or immature or inexperienced

    Type Of : matureness, maturity
  6. the time of life between childhood and maturity

    Type Of : time of life

yoga

  1. a system of physical, breathing and meditation exercises practiced to promote control of the body and mind

    Type Of : physical exertion, exercise, exercising, workout, physical exercise
  2. discipline aimed at training the consciousness for a state of perfect spiritual insight and tranquility that is achieved through the three paths of actions and knowledge and devotion

    Type Of : discipline

y

  1. the 25th letter of the Roman alphabet

    Synonyms : wye
    Type Of : letter of the alphabet, letter, alphabetic character
  2. a silvery metallic element that is common in rare-earth minerals; used in magnesium and aluminum alloys

    Synonyms : atomic number 39, yttrium
    Type Of : metal, metallic element

you

  1. The pronoun of the second person, in the nominative, dative, and objective case, indicating the person or persons addressed.

yawning

  1. showing lack of attention or boredom

    Synonyms : drowsy, oscitant
    Examples :
    • the yawning congregation
  2. an involuntary intake of breath through a wide open mouth; usually triggered by fatigue or boredom

    Synonyms : oscitance, oscitancy, yawn
    Type Of : inborn reflex, innate reflex, instinctive reflex, physiological reaction, reflex, reflex action, reflex response, unconditioned reflex
    Examples :
    • the yawning in the audience told him it was time to stop
  3. gaping open as if threatening to engulf someone or something

    Examples :
    • the yawning mine shaft
    • a yawning abyss
  4. with the mouth wide open indicating boredom or sleepiness

    Examples :
    • a yawning congregation

yen

  1. have a desire for something or someone who is not present

    Synonyms : ache, languish, pine, yearn
    Type Of : yearn, hanker, long
  2. a yearning for something or to do something

    Synonyms : hankering
    Type Of : hungriness, longing, yearning
  3. the basic unit of money in Japan; equal to 100 sen

    Type Of : japanese monetary unit

yelled

  1. in a vehement outcry

    Synonyms : shouted

yodel

  1. sing by changing register; sing by yodeling

    Synonyms : descant, warble
    Type Of : sing
    Examples :
    • The Austrians were yodeling in the mountains
  2. a songlike cry in which the voice fluctuates rapidly between the normal voice and falsetto

    Type Of : call, cry, outcry, shout, vociferation, yell

yacht

  1. an expensive vessel propelled by sail or power and used for cruising or racing

    Synonyms : racing yacht
    Type Of : vessel, watercraft
  2. travel in a yacht

    Type Of : boat