Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A Yankee custom, characteristic, usage, or pronunciation.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Yankee ways or characteristics.
  • noun A locution or a practice characteristic of Yankees, specifically of the inhabitants of New England.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun A Yankee idiom, word, custom, or the like.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun An American word, phrase or custom; an Americanism.

Etymologies

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Yankee +‎ -ism

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