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An exclamation that, when uttered in conjunction with taking an object, immediately transfers ownership from the original owner to the person using the word regardless of previous property rights.
Though I cherished my automobile, I had to purchase a new one when my second cousin came up from behind me and politely exclaimed, "Yoink" while taking my car keys.
by Anonymous October 09, 2002
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Yoink, being the opposite of yeet, means grabbing something, and whatever it is you are "yoinking", all depends on how the word was used.
Example #1 "Your dog totally yoinked that hot dog off of that table!"

Example #2 "Are those homemade cookies? ooh... yoink."

Example #3 "YOOOIINK"
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Te opposite of yeet. Instead of throwing something you grab it.
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the legal way to steal. Only requires that you say the word "Yoink" and then take desired object.
"Hey, that's a nice bottle of rum you've got there... 'YOINK!'"
by Brand August 31, 2003
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A phrase appearing often in "The Simpsons" televison program used to verbally indicate one has taken something from another and fled.
"Hey, great science project, Lisa. Yoink!"
by kinsmed July 15, 2004
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A sound effect created by Don Martin of Mad Magazine used to indicate the rapid pulling or removal of an object, much like 'Pow" or "Bam" would indicate a punch or hard hit in a Batman comic. Later used numerous times by characters on The Simpsons to indicate quick grabbing of something belonging to others.
"It's mine", said Bart. "No, it's mine", said Lisa. "Yoink!". Now it's mine, said Marge.
by jfdnt November 20, 2012
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Onomatopoeia referencing a common cartoon sound effect played to enhance the action of an object being quickly stolen. The word obtained a more popular use after it's frequent utterance from Homer Simpson, the animated star of Fox's The Simpsons.

Word is spoken to make obvious or humorous the playful theft of an item in front of others.
You shouldn't leave your wallet lying around like that...Yoink!
by jedimasta July 21, 2005
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