Definitions for yawper

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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



  1. yawper(Noun)

    A person who yawps; one who cries vigorously.

  2. yawper(Noun)

    A loud complainer.


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