verb (used without object), yakked, yak·king.
- to talk, especially uninterruptedly and idly; gab; chatter: They’ve been yakking on the phone for over an hour.
- incessant idle or gossipy talk.
noun, verb (used with or without object), yakked, yak·king. Slang.
- a loud, hearty laugh.
- a joke evoking such a laugh.
verb (used with or without object), yukked, yuk·king.
- to laugh or joke: The audience really yukked it up at the movie.
- a wild and domesticated type of cattle, Bos grunniens, of Tibet, having long horns and long shaggy hair
- Also: yakety-yak noisy, continuous, and trivial talk or conversation
verb yaks, yakking or yakked
- (intr) to chatter or talk in this way; jabber
“laughter, something evoking laughs,” 1964, imitative; see yuck (2). n.“wild ox of central Asia,” 1795, from Tibetan g-yag “male yak.” v.“laugh,” 1938; “talk idly,” 1950; echoic, perhaps of Yiddish origin.