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People from the Northern part of the United States, who are sometimes also referred to as "northerners". Contrary to the popular belief, when you get to know a yankee most are not judgemental, rude, or arrogant as most Southerners steriotypically veiw them. Like any other person, once you get to know them they can be very kind and open minded.

Of course there are some ignorant yankees who believe steriiotypes about Southerners and believe that they are better than them in some way. But every region has it's dumbasses. Give us a break.
Southerner: Hey yankee.
Yankee: Hey there person from the southern United States.
Southerner: Aren't you gonna call me a redneck or something? You guys are all the same...always judging us kind southern folk.
Yankee: Actually no, I wasn't. I don't even know you, so how could I call you a redneck. Oh and by the way. Don't assume I'm a judgemental and rude if you don't want me to assume that you're a redneck. That's pretty hypecritical, don'tcha think?
Southerner: That's so true, Yankee. We should be friends and put our differences aside. I mean after all, we're both from America anyway.

Yankee: That is so true southern citizen! Let's be BFFs for life!
Southerner: Yeah!
by applesarrow August 19, 2009
 
1.
The most overpaid assholes in the MLB.
Their fans are also the biggest bandwagoning idiots EVER.
Fuck the Yankees
Yankees suck
by hello May 09, 2004
 
2.
The word is a derogatory term used to describe Americans by the Brits, Canadians, Australians and the like; but in the USA used to define an American from the Northern States in the USA, such as New England and the Mid-West.

It was most notably used to describe to the Federal Solders and other Northerners by the Confederates during the Civil War Era. Even though some foreigner’s refer to all American’s as Yankees, does not make it so. Call a Southerner a Yankee and he’ll think you’re either just plain dumb or that you are trying to pick a fight.

The characteristics often associated with a stereotypical Yankee are shrewdness, thrift, craftiness, rudeness, arrogance, and loudness.

To foreigners, a Yankee is an American.
To Americans, a Yankee is a Northerner.
To Easterners, a Yankee is a New Englander.
To New Englanders, a Yankee is a Vermonter.
And in Vermont, a Yankee is somebody who eats pie for breakfast
by OneBadAsp October 15, 2006
 
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A term and nickname created by Southerners and Confederate Civil War soldiers for a person who is from the North (Midwest/Northeast). It was especially given to Union soldiers who fought in the American Civil War, usually having to go into into The South in order to engage the enemy in combat. The Union forces invading Southern territory and also incidents where a few groups of soldiers pillaged and destroyed property and people's lives resulted in making this nickname derogatory by some.
Northerners and Midwesterners get called "Yankees" a lot by many Southerners.
by The Bush Fan March 17, 2005
 
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The most egotistical group of athletes to ever hit the major leagues. The Yankees suck not because the play badly, but because they are not a team they are a business.
A Yankee fan's contribution to baseball chat rooms is limited to "Red Sox suck" and "1918."

www.yanks-suck.com
by Raych September 19, 2004
 
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Yankees Suck
It is a well known fact that the Yankees eat babies, rape young unwed mothers and are the number one cause of the decay of Western civilization.
by Poop in your hat January 21, 2004
 
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Their are three types of yankees:
1)Yankee-Someone who was born and still lives in the north.
2)Damn Yankee- Someone born in the north who moves to the south with intentions on moving back up north.
3)GD Yankee- Someone born in the north who moves to the south with intentions of staying in the south.
My girlfriend is a GD yankee.
by Whitetrash SOB June 18, 2009
 
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The most historic and awesome team in American history. The New York Yankees are far more than just a baseball team. They are an institution. Legends such as Babe Ruth, Mickey Mantle, Lou Gehrig, Joe Dimaggio, and Reggie Jackson were all Yankees. They have won the world Series 26 times.

Also known as the Bronx Bombers.
The New York Yankees are the ultimate sports franchise.
by woots August 16, 2006