Definitions for yawpyɔp, yɑp

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

yawpyɔp, yɑp(v.i.)

or yaup

  1. to utter a loud, harsh cry.

  2. to talk noisily and complainingly.

    Category: Status (usage)

  3. (n.)a harsh cry.

  4. raucous or querulous talk. a noisy, foolish utterance.

    Category: Status (usage)

Origin of yawp:

1300–50; akin to yelp


Princeton's WordNet

  1. yawp, bawl(verb)

    make a raucous noise

  2. whine, grizzle, yammer, yawp(verb)

    complain whiningly


  1. yawp(Noun)

    a yelp or bark

  2. yawp(Noun)

    loud or coarse talk

    Sound my barbaric yawps over the roofs of the world - Walt Whitman

  3. yawp(Verb)

    to yelp, or utter a sharp cry, as in intense pain, or another raucous noise

  4. yawp(Verb)

    to talk loudly and coarsely

  5. yawp(Verb)

    clamor, utter loud complaints

Webster Dictionary

  1. Yawp

    see Yaup


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