yapping


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yap

 (yăp)
v. yapped, yap·ping, yaps
v.intr.
1. To bark sharply or shrilly; yelp.
2. Slang To talk noisily or stupidly; jabber.
v.tr.
To utter by yapping.
n.
1. A sharp, shrill bark; a yelp.
2. Slang Noisy, stupid talk; jabber.
3. Slang The mouth: Shut your yap.
4. Slang A stupid, crude, or loud person.

[Probably imitative.]

yap′per n.

Yap

 (yăp, yäp)
An island group and state of the Federated States of Micronesia in the western Caroline Islands of the western Pacific Ocean. Part of a Japanese mandate after 1920, it fell to US forces in 1945. Yap is noted for the large stone disks traditionally used as money by the native population.

yapping

(ˈjæpɪŋ)
adj
1. yelping; barking
2. informal censorious talking in an annoying manner
n
3. yelping; barking
4. informal censorious persistent, annoying talk
Translations

yapping

[ˈjæpɪŋ] N
1. (of dog) → pequeños ladridos mpl
2. (= chatting) → charla f, palique m

yapping

adjkläffend; (inf) womenquatschend (inf)
n = yap N

yapping

[ˈjæpɪŋ]
1. adj (dog) → che guaisce
2. nguaiti mpl
References in classic literature ?
The yapping cur was still at Korak's heels leading the searchers unerringly in pursuit.
The spirit of joy began to laugh more decidedly in Mary's eyes, but the fatal Ben came running to the door with Brownie yapping behind him, and, bouncing against them, said--
How long afterward he did not know, he was awakened by the yapping bark of a young coyote.