English dictionary


yo-yo |ˈjəʊ jəʊ| — a toy consisting of a spool that is reeled up and down on a string by motions of the hand

yob |jɑːb| — a cruel and brutal fellow

yobbo |ˈjɒbəʊ| — a cruel and brutal fellow

yodel |ˈjəʊdl| — a songlike cry in which the voice fluctuates rapidly between the normal voice and falsetto

yoga |ˈjəʊɡə| — discipline aimed at training the consciousness for a state of perfect spiritual insight and tranquility that is achieved through the three paths of actions and knowledge and devotion

yoghurt |ˈjɒɡət| — a custard-like food made from curdled milk

yogi |ˈjəʊɡɪ| — United States baseball player (born 1925)

yogurt |ˈjəʊɡərt| — a custard-like food made from curdled milk

yoke |jəʊk| — fabric comprising a fitted part at the top of a garment

yokefellow |ˈjəʊkˌfeləʊ| — (archaic) A companion.

yokel |ˈjəʊkl| — a person who is not very intelligent or interested in culture

yokemate |ˈjəʊkmeɪt| — (archaic) A companion.

yolk |jəʊk| — the yellow spherical part of an egg that is surrounded by the albumen

yolk-sac |ˈjəʊksæk| — (anatomy) A membranous sac attached to an embryo, providing early nourishment in the form of yolk in bony fishes, sharks, reptiles, birds, and primitive mammals.

yon |jɑːn| — at or in an indicated (usually distant) place (`yon' is archaic and dialectal)

yonder |ˈjɑːndər| — at or in an indicated (usually distant) place (`yon' is archaic and dialectal)

yore |jɔːr| — time long past

Yorkshire |ˈjɔːrkʃər| — a former large county in northern England; in 1974 it was divided into three smaller counties

Yoruba |ˈjɔːrəbə| — a member of a West African people living chiefly in southwestern Nigeria

you |jə| — (object pronoun) The people spoken, or written to, as an object. [from 9th c.]

you-know-what |jʊˈnəʊwɒt| — Something whose name one does not want to mention, but which is known to the person to whom one is speaking.

young |jʌŋ| — any immature animal

younger |ˈjʌŋɡər| — used of the younger of two persons of the same name especially used to distinguish a son from his father

youngish |ˈjʌŋɪʃ| — somewhat young

youngling |ˈjʌŋlɪŋ| — young; youthful

youngster |ˈjʌŋstər| — a young person of either sex

yours |jərz| — That which belongs to you (singular); the possessive second-person singular pronoun used without a following noun.

yourself |jɔːrˈself| — (reflexive) Your own self.

yourselves |jʊrˈselvz| — you (used as the object of a verb or preposition, referring to the people being spoken to, previously mentioned).

youth |juːθ| — a young person (especially a young man or boy)

youthful |ˈjuːθfl| — suggestive of youth; vigorous and fresh

youthfully |ˈjuːθfəlɪ| — in a youthful manner

youthfulness |ˈjuːθfəlnəs| — the freshness and vitality characteristic of a young person

yowl |jaʊl| — a very loud utterance (like the sound of an animal)

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