n. 1. (to be hit with the __) the condition of being abruptly reminded of one's own ineptitude, ignorance, or shortcomings. 2. to be duped; mislead; taken advantage of.
Keri bragged about being an all-american basketball star, but didn't make the varsity cut after try-outs. The coach hit him with the yankum.
by ringerSnags January 20, 2009