yokelet etymology

English word yokelet comes from English -let (A diminutive suffix; for example:.), English yoke

Detailed word origin of yokelet

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-let English (eng) A diminutive suffix; for example:.
yoke English (eng) To enslave; to bring into bondage; to restrain; to confine.. To link or to join.. To unite, to connect. (Scotland, Ireland) A horse and cart, a carriage; now generally, a car or other vehicle. [from 19th c.]. (aviation) Any of various devices with crosspieces used to control an aircraft; now specifically, the control column. [from 20th c.]. (bodybuilding) Well-developed muscles of the neck [...]
yokelet English (eng) (US, archaic) A small farm, requiring only one yoke of oxen to till it.

Words with the same origin as yokelet

Descendants of -let
anklet bendlet booklet chicklet chiclet cloudlet cmdlet droplet faglet hawklet intraplatelet leaflet leaflet drop leaflet shell moonlet niblet nutlet piglet platelet singlet socklet songlet starlet veinlet wakelet
Descendants of yoke
yokibus yoky