Definition Of yak


a large domesticated wild ox with shaggy hair, humped shoulders, and large horns, used in Tibet as a pack animal and for its milk, meat, and hide.

Milk products were common in the form of sour cream and butter from cows and yaks .

a trivial or unduly persistent conversation.

He was quick to raise his voice through a cordless microphone to silence the gathering engaged in a yak .

talk at length about trivial or boring subjects.

All too often, diners get to the table and yack away and make the waitress come back several times.

Example Of yak

  • A team of Royal Navy marines joined the rescue effort before Conan endured a 17-hour journey back to base camp on the back of a yak .

  • About a third of the population are herdsmen, and many families raise one or two yak for themselves.

  • After all, this ticket could say that I was taking a mud bath with a yak in the Gobi desert for all we know, right?

  • Altitude sickness, parasites, frostbite and being gored by a yak are some of the reasons most people prefer to travel in their armchairs.

  • And now I'm knackered and going to lie down on the bed, squish my new do with my headset and yak to Walker until it's time for work.

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