yawp


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yawp

 (yôp)
intr.v. yawped, yawp·ing, yawps
1. To utter a sharp cry; yelp.
2. To talk loudly, raucously, or coarsely.
n.
1. A bark; a yelp.
2. Loud or coarse talk or utterance: "I sound my barbaric yawp over the roofs of the world" (Walt Whitman).

[Middle English yolpen, possibly variant of yelpen; see yelp.]

yawp′er n.

yawp

(jɔːp)
vb (intr)
1. (Physiology) to gape or yawn, esp audibly
2. to shout, cry, or talk noisily; bawl
3. to bark, yelp, or yowl
n
4. a shout, bark, yelp, or cry
5. US and Canadian a noisy, foolish, or raucous utterance
[C15: yolpen, probably of imitative origin; see yap, yelp]
ˈyawper n

yawp

or yaup

(yɔp, yɑp)

v.i.
1. to utter a loud, harsh cry.
2. to talk noisily and complainingly.
n.
3. a harsh cry.
4.
a. raucous or querulous talk.
b. a noisy, foolish utterance.
[1300–50; akin to yelp]
yawp′er, n.

yawp


Past participle: yawped
Gerund: yawping

Imperative
yawp
yawp
Present
I yawp
you yawp
he/she/it yawps
we yawp
you yawp
they yawp
Preterite
I yawped
you yawped
he/she/it yawped
we yawped
you yawped
they yawped
Present Continuous
I am yawping
you are yawping
he/she/it is yawping
we are yawping
you are yawping
they are yawping
Present Perfect
I have yawped
you have yawped
he/she/it has yawped
we have yawped
you have yawped
they have yawped
Past Continuous
I was yawping
you were yawping
he/she/it was yawping
we were yawping
you were yawping
they were yawping
Past Perfect
I had yawped
you had yawped
he/she/it had yawped
we had yawped
you had yawped
they had yawped
Future
I will yawp
you will yawp
he/she/it will yawp
we will yawp
you will yawp
they will yawp
Future Perfect
I will have yawped
you will have yawped
he/she/it will have yawped
we will have yawped
you will have yawped
they will have yawped
Future Continuous
I will be yawping
you will be yawping
he/she/it will be yawping
we will be yawping
you will be yawping
they will be yawping
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been yawping
you have been yawping
he/she/it has been yawping
we have been yawping
you have been yawping
they have been yawping
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been yawping
you will have been yawping
he/she/it will have been yawping
we will have been yawping
you will have been yawping
they will have been yawping
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been yawping
you had been yawping
he/she/it had been yawping
we had been yawping
you had been yawping
they had been yawping
Conditional
I would yawp
you would yawp
he/she/it would yawp
we would yawp
you would yawp
they would yawp
Past Conditional
I would have yawped
you would have yawped
he/she/it would have yawped
we would have yawped
you would have yawped
they would have yawped
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.yawp - make a raucous noiseyawp - make a raucous noise      
roar, howl - make a loud noise, as of wind, water, or vehicles; "The wind was howling in the trees"; "The water roared down the chute"
2.yawp - complain whininglyyawp - complain whiningly      
kvetch, plain, quetch, complain, sound off, kick - express complaints, discontent, displeasure, or unhappiness; "My mother complains all day"; "She has a lot to kick about"
snivel, whine - talk in a tearful manner

yawp

also yaup
verb
1. To utter a shrill, short cry:
2. To speak or say very loudly or with a shout:
noun
A shrill, short cry:
Translations

yawp

(US)
n
(inf: = yelp) → Aufschrei m; to give a yawpaufschreien, kreischen
(inf: = chatter) → Geschwätz nt; to have a yawpschwatzen
vi
(inf: = yelp) → aufschreien, kreischen
(inf: = chatter) → schwatzen
References in classic literature ?
The red-haired man gave a yawp of exultation and stood staggering, and as it seemed to me in serious danger of either going backwards down the companion hatchway or forwards upon his victim.
We would bellow along in barbaric yawps that we hoped would make Walt proud.
Under Whitmanic Yawp Harbor here / roll into Man city, my city, Mannahatta / Lower East Side ghosted & / grimed with heroin, shit-black": even as Ginsberg draws from Whitman's register, he chooses to juxtapose Whitman's joyous New Yorker persona as signposted by "Yawp" and "Mannahatta" with his own coarser diction describing the Lower East Side.
It's the scene where he writes on the chalkboard, "I sound my barbaric yawp over the rooftops of the world," which is a Walt Whitman quote.
Vermeule claims to counter the "stentorian no" in Knights and de Man with a "barbaric yawp," (94) but this is Whitman in a starched white lab coat; no less than Knights's formalism or de Man's deconstruction, her science aspires to the disciplinary high ground.
Saxophonist John Zorn represented Reed's improvisational side with a squealing, scurrying, exultantly perpetual-motion yawp of a solo.
Throughout the recording, great fun is had with the orchestral music genre, as orchestral quotes are offered out of context, and the occasional barbaric yawp, collective crooning, aural theater, or foot stomping irreverently and joyously punctuates the music.
Founded by a utopian German emigre who imagined it as "the garden spot of America," Cullman itself is a sundown town with storybook touches: early 20th-century storefronts, the yawp and clatter of a train and boxcars plodding through downtown.
Here we see Hamby's work at its best: the formal stricture of alphabet and rhyme (an abecedarian in couplets) creates the pressurized space where her language combusts into exuberant lyric, a rhapsodic yawp.
Instead this "Stork" agency was the yawp of a ring tone, a carefully trained, heartless voice.
There has perhaps been no better announcement of horror's renewed vigor than the box office dethroning of Mel Gibson's The Passion of the Christ (2004) by the gruesome remake of Dawn of the Dead (2004), an apparent victory of the profane over the pious in which the horror genre boisterously proclaimed its return to the scene and to the screen with an almost Whitmanesque barbaric yawp.
I too am not a bit tamed, I too am untranslatable, / I sound my barbaric yawp over the roofs of the world.