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
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