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yare

Syllabification: yare
Pronunciation: /yär, yer
 
 
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Definition of yare in English:

adjective

US
(Of a ship) responding promptly to the helm; easily manageable.
Example sentences
  • As she said about a boat in The Philadelphia Story, she was yare - i.e., quick, agile, responding easily.

Origin

Old English gearu 'prepared, ready', of Germanic origin; related to Dutch gaar 'done, dressed' and German gar 'ready'.

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