from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The name of a tune adopted popularly as one of the national airs of the United States.
- n. Humorously, a Yankee.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A Yankee: a humorous use, from a popular air so named.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. an American (especially to non-Americans)
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The laziest kind of yankee-doodle cold-warrior russophobia imaginable - wheeled out by
Here come all the yankee-doodle palefaces to put their two cents in.
Another British soldier, from 2nd Battalion the Rifles, was killed when his Jackal patrol vehicle was hit by an improvised explosive device near Sangin last night. to save the mission-plan of the yankee-doodle scum who aren't even in power any longer.
Gordon Clown mysteriously magicked-up the money that paid for this war, and he is still diverting taxpayer money to pay for yankee-doodle wars ... at a time when he says there is no money even for Primary School education in Britain for the children of those very tax-payers.
Once in khaki suits, Ah, gee we looked swell Full of that yankee-doodle dee-dum!
And Russians understanding - and gloating - that now yankee-doodle will be kicked out, and Russian sympathy for the shat-upon man in the street of Kyrgyzstan - can you fucking believe it - will get them their due base rights in their back garden - but it is bloody irrelevant.