damyankee

damyankee

[dam-yang-kee]
noun Informal.
(in the southern U.S.) a person native to the northern states of the U.S., especially one who is disliked or regarded with suspicion.
Also, damnyankee.


Origin:
alteration of damned Yankee

Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source Link To damyankee
Explore Dictionary.com
Previous Definition: damson-plum
Next Definition: damão
Words Near: damyankee
More from Thesaurus.com
Synonyms and Antonyms for damyankee
More from Reference.com
Search for articles containing damyankee
More from Dictionary.com Translator
Dictionary.com Word FAQs

Dictionary.com presents 366 FAQs, incorporating some of the frequently asked questions from the past with newer queries.

Copyright © 2014 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature