What does yodel mean?

Definitions for yodelˈyoʊd l

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word yodel.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. yodel(verb)

    a songlike cry in which the voice fluctuates rapidly between the normal voice and falsetto

  2. yodel, warble, descant(verb)

    sing by changing register; sing by yodeling

    "The Austrians were yodeling in the mountains"


  1. yodel(Noun)

    Such a song.

  2. yodel(Verb)

    To sing (a song) in such a way that the voice fluctuates rapidly between the normal chest voice and falsetto.

  3. Origin: From jodeln.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Yodel

    alt. of Yodle

  2. Yodel(noun)

    alt. of Yodle

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Yodel

    Yodle, yō′dl, v.t. and v.i. to sing, changing frequently from the ordinary voice to falsetto and back again after the manner of the mountaineers of the Tyrol.—n. a song sung in this fashion—also Jō′del.—ns. Yō′deler, Yō′dler. [Ger. dial. jodeln.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of yodel in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of yodel in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

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