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Yanqui

Line breaks: Yan¦qui
Pronunciation: /ˈjaŋki
 
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Definition of Yanqui in English:

noun

Variant spelling of Yankee, typically used in Latin American contexts.
Example sentences
  • If we allow this to happen, we Yanquis will pay the price - in terms of economics, drugs and immigration - for years to come.
  • You don't even have to have any connections to the UK - I know some nice Canuckistanis and Yanquis have been here.
  • Can I just say as a Yanqui, that I'm in constant amazement at the idea of a show running from the early 70s to the mid 80s, yet only having twenty-odd episodes?

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