yelp

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yelp

 (yĕlp)
v. yelped, yelp·ing, yelps
v.intr.
To utter a short, sharp bark or cry: excited dogs yelping; yelped in pain when the bee stung.
v.tr.
To utter by yelping.
n.
A short, sharp cry or bark.

[Middle English yelpen, to cry aloud, from Old English gelpan, gielpan, to boast; see ghel- in Indo-European roots.]

yelp′er n.

yelp

(jɛlp)
vb (intr)
(Zoology) (esp of a dog) to utter a sharp or high-pitched cry or bark, often indicating pain
n
a sharp or high-pitched cry or bark
[Old English gielpan to boast; related to Low German galpen to croak, Danish gylpe to croak]
ˈyelper n

yelp

(yɛlp)

v.i.
1. to give a sharp, shrill cry, as a dog or fox.
2. to call or cry out sharply, as in pain.
v.t.
3. to utter or express by or as if by yelping.
n.
4. a quick, sharp bark or cry.
[before 900; Middle English; Old English gielpan to boast, c. Middle High German gelp(f)en]
yelp′er, n.

yelp


Past participle: yelped
Gerund: yelping

Imperative
yelp
yelp
Present
I yelp
you yelp
he/she/it yelps
we yelp
you yelp
they yelp
Preterite
I yelped
you yelped
he/she/it yelped
we yelped
you yelped
they yelped
Present Continuous
I am yelping
you are yelping
he/she/it is yelping
we are yelping
you are yelping
they are yelping
Present Perfect
I have yelped
you have yelped
he/she/it has yelped
we have yelped
you have yelped
they have yelped
Past Continuous
I was yelping
you were yelping
he/she/it was yelping
we were yelping
you were yelping
they were yelping
Past Perfect
I had yelped
you had yelped
he/she/it had yelped
we had yelped
you had yelped
they had yelped
Future
I will yelp
you will yelp
he/she/it will yelp
we will yelp
you will yelp
they will yelp
Future Perfect
I will have yelped
you will have yelped
he/she/it will have yelped
we will have yelped
you will have yelped
they will have yelped
Future Continuous
I will be yelping
you will be yelping
he/she/it will be yelping
we will be yelping
you will be yelping
they will be yelping
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been yelping
you have been yelping
he/she/it has been yelping
we have been yelping
you have been yelping
they have been yelping
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been yelping
you will have been yelping
he/she/it will have been yelping
we will have been yelping
you will have been yelping
they will have been yelping
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been yelping
you had been yelping
he/she/it had been yelping
we had been yelping
you had been yelping
they had been yelping
Conditional
I would yelp
you would yelp
he/she/it would yelp
we would yelp
you would yelp
they would yelp
Past Conditional
I would have yelped
you would have yelped
he/she/it would have yelped
we would have yelped
you would have yelped
they would have yelped
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.yelp - a sharp high-pitched cry (especially by a dog)
cry - the characteristic utterance of an animal; "animal cries filled the night"
Verb1.yelp - bark in a high-pitched toneyelp - bark in a high-pitched tone; "the puppies yelped"
bark - make barking sounds; "The dogs barked at the stranger"

yelp

verb
1. bark, howl, yap, yip (chiefly U.S.), yowl Her dog yelped and came to heel.
2. cry, shout, scream, yell, wail, screech, squeal wrenching my ankle so hard that I yelped in pain
noun
1. cry, shout, scream, yell, wail, screech, squeal She gave a yelp of pain.

yelp

verb
To utter a shrill, short cry:
noun
A shrill, short cry:
Translations
نُباح، عُواءيَعْوي، يَنْبَح
vyštěknoutvyštěknutí
hylhyle
vonítvonítás
ÿlfraÿlfur
cypimascyptisucypti
iesmilkstētiessmilksts
vyšteknutie
acı acı havlamaacı acı havlamak

yelp

[jelp]
A. N [of animal] → gañido m; [of person] → grito m, chillido m
B. VI [animal] → gañir; [person] → gritar, chillar

yelp

[ˈjɛlp]
n [dog] → jappement m, glapissement m; [person] → cri m, glapissement m
vi [dog] → japper, glapir; [person] → crier, glapir

yelp

n (of animal)Jaulen nt no pl; (of person)Aufschrei m; to give a yelp(auf)jaulen; (person) → aufschreien
vi (animal)(auf)jaulen; (person)aufschreien

yelp

[jɛlp]
1. n (of dog) → guaito; (of person) → strillo
2. vi (see n) → guaire, strillare

yelp

(jelp) verb
(of a dog etc) to give a sharp, sudden cry. The dog yelped with pain.
noun
a sharp, sudden cry. The dog gave a yelp of pain.
References in classic literature ?
Then she could not endure the dog, a fat, cross beast who snarled and yelped at her when she made his toilet, and who lay on his back with all his legs in the air and a most idiotic expression of countenance when he wanted something to eat, which was about a dozen times a day.
I was safe, but my tail hurt me horribly, and I yelped and howled so loud all along the streets, that the other dogs came and attacked me, which made matters no better.
But, like a capricious child, the peasant woman colored, played with her wooden shoe, twisted the rope of the cow, which was now feeding peaceably, and looked at the two hunters, examining every part of their clothing; then she yelped, growled, and clucked, but did not speak.
Those behind the fence frequently shouted and yelped in taunts and gibelike cries, but the regi- ment maintained a stressed silence.
The wild beasts yelped and glared at him, and stood at a distance, while he ascended the palace steps.
I caught and twisted an unresisting wrist - and at that he yelped profanely.
I'm hanged if I stop," I answered without looking back; and had him almost in tears before I swung round on him so suddenly that he yelped with fear.
The third gentleman yelped, and continued running with a comical end-on twist.