Found 139 phrases starting with Y:


yak shavingAny apparently useless activity which, by allowing you to overcome intermediate difficulties, allows you to solve a larger problem.Rate it:
yank offTo remove something, like a piece of cloth or bread, by tearing it with one quick strong pull.Rate it:
yank offTo masturbate.Rate it:
yank outTo remove something like a nail, or a tooth with one quick strong pull.Rate it:
Yankee dimeA kiss.Rate it:
Yankee go homeUnited States people go back to your country; used to express anger or opposition at American presence in a foreign land.Rate it:
yardarm to yardarmVery close to each other.Rate it:
ye godsYou gods! Used to express surprise or incredulity.Rate it:
yeah, rightA sarcastic expression of disbelief.Rate it:
yeah, rightCorrect; affirmative; yes; yes, that is correct.Rate it:
year dotA very long time ago, from the beginning or as far back as one can remember.Rate it:
year in, year outDuring every year; always.Rate it:
yell atTo scold, to rebuke - often by yelling.Rate it:
yell silentlyTo think very strong thoughts, that one wishes to yell out loud but does not.Rate it:
yellow brick roadA proverbial path to a Promised Land of one's hopes and dreams.Rate it:
yellow cakeUsed other than as an idiom: Any yellow-colored cake (dessert).Rate it:
yellow cakeuranium oreRate it:
yellow cardbookingRate it:
yellow dogUsed other than as an idiom: see yellow, dog.Rate it:
yellow dogA Carolina dog.Rate it:
yellow dogAn item or person of low value.Rate it:
yellow dogShortening of yellow dog Democrat.Rate it:
yellow greaseUsed vegetable oil purposed for use as biodiesel.Rate it:
yellow journalismMaterial published in a broadcast or periodical, such as a tabloid newspaper or magazine, which is sensationalistic and of questionable accuracy and taste.Rate it:
yellow lightLimited approval or permission to proceed.Rate it:
yellow lineroad markingRate it:
yellow pressNewspapers which publish sensationalist articles rather than well researched and sober journalism.Rate it:
yellow stateA state of the United States where the Libertarian Party is influential.Rate it:
yellow-belliedPertaining to an animal or reptile that has a yellow belly.Rate it:
yellow-belliedUncourageous.Rate it:
yellowbellyA coward.Rate it:
yellowbellySomeone from Lincolnshire.Rate it:
yeoman's serviceArduous work, performed in a vigorous, committed manner.Rate it:
yeoman's serviceReliable, useful, capable service.Rate it:
yes and noUsed other than as an idiom: see yes, and, no.Rate it:
yes and noAn answer in reply to a yes-no question, indicating there is no simple "yes" or "no" answerRate it:
yes manA person who always agrees with his employer or superior.Rate it:
yes to deathTo agree with someone, often sarcastically.Rate it:
yes-manA person of unquestioning obedience.Rate it:
yield the ghostTo give up the ghost.Rate it:
yield upTo give something against one's will.Rate it:
yield upTo disclose something hidden.Rate it:
yoke togetherTo unite, or join, or combine.Rate it:
you allAlternative form of all of you. Plural form of you, including everyone being addressed.Rate it:
you allPlural form of you or singular formal form of you.Rate it:
you and whose army%3fYou can't do all that on your own.Rate it:
you are what you eatIf you eat well, you will be well; but if you eat badly you will feel badRate it:
you attract more flies with honey than vinegarAlternative form of you can catch more flies with honey than with vinegar.Rate it:
you betCertainly; you're welcome; a reply to thank you or to a request.Rate it:
you betExpresses support, agreement, certainty or emphasis.Rate it:

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