from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A wild, shaggy-haired ox (Bos grunniens) of the mountains of central Asia.
- n. A domesticated yak, used as a work animal or raised for meat and milk.
- intransitive v. To talk persistently and meaninglessly; chatter.
- n. Prolonged, sometimes senseless talk; chatter.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. An ox-like mammal native to the Himalayas and Tibet with dark, long and silky hair a horse like tail and a full, bushy mane.
- v. To talk, particularly informally but persistently, such as chatter.
- v. To vomit, usually as a result of excessive alcohol consumption.
- n. A talk, particular an informal one such as chattering.
- n. A laugh
- n. Vomit.
- n. shorthand for kayak
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A bovine mammal (Poëphagus grunnies) native of the high plains of Central Asia. Its neck, the outer side of its legs, and its flanks, are covered with long, flowing, fine hair. Its tail is long and bushy, often white, and is valued as an ornament and for other purposes in India and China. There are several domesticated varieties, some of which lack the mane and the long hair on the flanks. Called also chauri gua, grunting cow, grunting ox, sarlac, sarlik, and sarluc.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The wild ox of Tibet, Poëphagus grunniens, or any of its domesticated varieties; the grunting ox.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. noisy talk
- n. large long-haired wild ox of Tibet often domesticated
- v. talk profusely
I need my mental space and you deserve someone better yak yak yak
They have horses and ponies, but the yak is the beast of burden, and he supplies them with his long shaggy coat with plenty of wool (which they export and from which they make their clothes), and also supplies them with milk.
A new wrinkle in the proliferation of sports talk radio: sports yak from a Christian perspective.
What do you call a yak who gives off power in the sun?
The riverside town of Cognac has for four centuries been the home of cognac-making, now a booming export trade, not least among the American rapper fraternity where it's known as "yak".
For Tsawang Dumi, his yak is the equivilent of Rhodri's ministerial car.
Sad for all that his yak was a fine, strong beast and its saddle of tooled leather with silver trappings; and despite the fact that his robe was new and rich, his saddle bags fully provisioned and his purse crammed with gold.
The yak is a fast-moving animal, and started forward on a run, soon gaining the shelter selected.
Up to this point we had been using mules and ponies, and we now took the yak, which is the main transportation animal of Thibet.
The yak is a very tame, domestic animal, often handsome, and a true bison in appearance; it is invaluable to these mountaineers from its strength and hardiness, accomplishing, at a slow pace, twenty miles a day, bearing either two bags of salt or rice, or four to six planks of pinewood slung in pairs along either flank.