9 letter word starting with y

Words Parts of Speech Meaning/Definition/Similar Words
yachtsmen plural of Yachtsman
yachtsman noun One who owns or sails a yacht; a yachter.
yankeeism noun A Yankee idiom, word, custom, or the like.
yardstick noun A stick three feet, or a yard, in length, used as a measure of cloth, etc.
yawningly adverb In a yawning manner.
yearnings noun pl. The maws, or stomachs, of young calves, used as a rennet for curdling milk.
yellowing present participle & vb. noun of Yellow, The act or process of making yellow.
yellowfin noun A large squeteague.
yellowish adjective Somewhat yellow; as, amber is of a yellowish color.
yellowtop noun A kind of grass, perhaps a species of Agrostis.
yesterday noun The day last past; the day next before the present., Fig.: A recent time; time not long past., On the day last past; on the day preceding to-day; as, the affair took place yesterday.
yestereve noun Alt. of Yester-evening
yieldable adjective Disposed to yield or comply.
yieldance noun The act of producing; yield; as, the yieldance of the earth., The act of yielding; concession.
yieldless adjective Without yielding; unyielding.
yoke-toed adjective Having two toes in front and two behind, as the trogons and woodpeckers.
yorkshire noun A county in the north of England.
youngling noun A young person; a youth; also, any animal in its early life., Young; youthful.
youngness noun The quality or state of being young.
youngster noun A young person; a youngling; a lad.
youngthly adjective Pertaining to, or resembling, youth; youthful.
youthhood noun The quality or state of being a youth; the period of youth.
youthsome adjective Youthful.
ytterbium noun A rare element of the boron group, sometimes associated with yttrium or other related elements, as in euxenite and gadolinite. Symbol Yb; provisional atomic weight 173.2. Cf. Yttrium.