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synonyms for yak

  • babble
  • blather
  • chat
  • chatter
  • clack
  • confabulate
  • gab
  • gossip
  • jabber
  • jaw
  • prate
  • prattle
  • tattle
  • yammer
  • yap
  • run on
See also synonyms for: yakked / yakking / yaks
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antonyms for yak

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  • be quiet
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How to use yak in a sentence

The greater availability of this wild prey reduces the risks to yaks from wolves and snow leopards, point out conservationists.
WHERE SHEPHERDS SAVE WOLVES — THANKS TO BUDDHISMCHARU KASTURIMARCH 10, 2021OZY
This was the place where I had met the yak herds two months before when they were pasturing their yaks on the grassy uplands.
MOUNT EVEREST THE RECONNAISSANCE, 1921CHARLES KENNETH HOWARD-BURY
The yak dung is in many places the only fuel to be got and is most carefully picked up.
MOUNT EVEREST THE RECONNAISSANCE, 1921CHARLES KENNETH HOWARD-BURY
In the Rongbuk Valley there was no wood and our supply of yak dung had to come up from Chbuk.
MOUNT EVEREST THE RECONNAISSANCE, 1921CHARLES KENNETH HOWARD-BURY
He was walking with a disciple on the mountain one day, when they found an old yak's horn lying in the path.
MOUNT EVEREST THE RECONNAISSANCE, 1921CHARLES KENNETH HOWARD-BURY
It might be supposed that so hairy an animal as the yak would become dirty and unkempt.
MOUNT EVEREST THE RECONNAISSANCE, 1921CHARLES KENNETH HOWARD-BURY
The usual colour of the domesticated yak is black, more rarely a yellowish brown.
MOUNT EVEREST THE RECONNAISSANCE, 1921CHARLES KENNETH HOWARD-BURY
Tsering rides past us with his yak caravan, and four Ladakis have stayed behind in the valley suffering from acute headache.
TRANS-HIMALAYA, VOL. 2 (OF 2)SVEN HEDIN
It may, therefore, be easily waded, and the yak caravan marches quietly through the water.
TRANS-HIMALAYA, VOL. 2 (OF 2)SVEN HEDIN
The last animals stood tied together, and were fed with pulverized yak-dung and moss mixed with meal and rice.
TRANS-HIMALAYA, VOL. 2 (OF 2)SVEN HEDIN
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WORDS RELATED TO YAK

  • blab
  • blubber
  • blurt
  • burble
  • cackle
  • chat
  • chatter
  • gibber
  • go on
  • gossip
  • gush
  • jabber
  • mumble
  • murmur
  • mutter
  • patter
  • prate
  • prattle
  • rant
  • rave
  • run off at the mouth
  • run on
  • spill the beans
  • squeal
  • talk foolishly
  • talk incoherently
  • talk nonsensically
  • tattle
  • trivialize
  • yak
  • yakkety yak
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