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yakety-yak

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  • as inbabble
  • as inblab
  • as ingab
  • as inpatter
  • as inspeak

synonyms for yakety-yak

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

antonyms for yakety-yak

MOST RELEVANT
  • be quiet
  • be silent
  • conceal
  • hide
  • be quiet
  • conceal
  • hide
  • shut up
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How to use yakety-yak in a sentence

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
The valley contracted to a ditch, and where the first yak-moss grew we threw down our burdens.
TRANS-HIMALAYA, VOL. 2 (OF 2)SVEN HEDIN
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WORDS RELATED TO YAKETY-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
  • yak
  • yakety-yak
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.