- usually associated with Americans internationally, and can be used affectionately when a person stands out of crowd for having attempted something outstanding without reservation; but can be used to describe anyone who behaves badly in public, especially internationally. When a person freaks out or gets real stroppy to make or win a point in an over zealous manner or in an in-your-face aggressive way.
"Yeah, they yanked out.!"
"Did you serve that fellow?"
"Yeah, I did because he yanked-out over the bad service."
"That woman argued the point to death." I know, everyone was watching. It was a real shameful yank-out!"