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year a unit of time equal to 365 days or, every fourth year, 366 days, from January through December; twelve months. (abbreviated: yr.) [4 definitions]
yearly happening once a year or every year. [3 definitions]
year-round throughout the entire year.
yeast tiny, single cells of certain fungi that are used to make bread, alcohol, and some medicines.
yell to scream out loudly, as in pain, anger, fear, surprise, or excitement. [2 definitions]
yellow the color of an egg yolk or ripe lemon; the color between orange and green on the color spectrum. [3 definitions]
yellow jacket a wasp or hornet that has a black body with bright yellow markings. Yellow jackets live together in large groups in nests close to or under the ground.
Yellow River a major river that begins in the mountains of western China and flows mostly eastward to the sea. It is also called the Huang He River.
yelp to cry out or bark quickly and sharply. [2 definitions]
Yemen a Middle Eastern country that borders Saudi Arabia and Oman. Yemen is at the tip of the Arabian Peninsula. The capital of Yemen is Sana'a.
yen1 the main unit of money in Japan.
yen2 (informal) a yearning or desire.
yes it is as you say or ask (used to express agreement or acceptance). [4 definitions]
yesterday on the day before today. [2 definitions]
yet so far; at this time. [6 definitions]
yew an evergreen tree or shrub that has sharp, flat needles and poisonous red berries. [2 definitions]
yield to give forth or produce. [4 definitions]
YMCA a national organization that provides sports programs and other recreational activities for young people. YMCA is an abbreviation for "Young Men's Christian Association."
yodel to sing or call out with quick changes of the voice so that sounds range in an instant from low or medium pitch, with sounds coming from the chest, to very high pitch. Yodeling is popular among the mountain people of the Alps. [2 definitions]
yoga (often capitalized) a Hindu practice made up of a system of physical and mental exercises that free the self from the body and mind to find spiritual peace.
yogurt a soft food that is made from sour milk and often flavored or sweetened with fruit.