yank off



yank someone or something off (of) something

 and yank someone or something off
to jerk someone or something off something. (Of is usually retained before pronouns.) She yanked the coffeepot off the counter and ran upstairs. She yanked off the box lid.
See also: off, yank

yank something off

to pull or jerk off something, such as a piece of clothing. She yanked her jacket off. She yanked off her jacket and threw it on the chair.
See also: off, yank

Common Names:

NameGenderPronouncedUsage
Cahir-Irish
StureSTOO-re (Swedish)Swedish, Medieval Scandinavian
UrhoOOR-hoFinnish
Ioann-Russian
PericlesPER-i-kleez (English)Ancient Greek (Latinized)
Demetrius[də'mi:triəs]