Yar

Adjective

  • (nautical, of a vessel, especially sailboat) Quick and agile; easy to hand, reef and steer.

    "1940 My, she was yar...It means, uh...easy to handle, quick to the helm, fast, right. Everything a boat should be, until she develops dry rot. - The Philadelphia Story written by Philip Barry"

  • (Britain dialectal) Sour; brackish.

Verb

  • (intransitive, chiefly Scotland) To growl, especially like a dog; quarrel; be captious or troublesome.
  • (intransitive) To snarl; gnar.

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