yelping


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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.

yelping

(ˈjɛlpɪŋ)
adj
barking
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.yelping - a sharp high-pitched cry (especially by a dog)
cry - the characteristic utterance of an animal; "animal cries filled the night"
Translations

yelping

[ˈjelpɪŋ] N [of animal] → gañidos mpl; [of person] → gritos mpl, chillidos mpl

yelping

n (of animal)Jaulen nt; (of person)Aufschreien nt

yelping

[ˈjɛlpɪŋ]
1. adj (dog) → che guaisce
2. nguaiti mpl
References in classic literature ?
And the yelping dog-teams go, And the long whips crack, and the men come back, Back from the edge of the floe !
With happy, exhausted faces, they laid the old wolf, alive, on a shying and snorting horse and, accompanied by the dogs yelping at her, took her to the place where they were all to meet.
Keeping his teeth locked in the hold he had got on her flimsy shift, he shook and dragged at her, all the while growling and scolding for her benefit and yelping a high clamour to bring Skipper or the mate.
Jerry was excited and delighted with the fusillade, and added his puppy yelpings to the noise.
A shrill yelling, rather than yelping, of more enemies made him whirl half about, but not quick enough.
As though to confirm the words of Aramis, they heard the yelping pack approach with frightful swiftness upon the trail.
This Kit is one of your honest people; one of your fair characters; a prowling prying hound; a hypocrite; a double- faced, white- livered, sneaking spy; a crouching cur to those that feed and coax him, and a barking yelping dog to all besides.
I say, Sally, he is a yelping, insolent dog to all besides, and most of all, to me.
I was distracted now by the yelping of a number of dogs.
He felt that men would crush him as dogs strangle a torn dog yelping with pain.
But with the girl on his shoulder Korak could not both run and fight to advantage, and the result was that before he had covered half the distance to the tree a score of native curs attracted by the yelping of their mate and the yells and shouts of their masters had closed in upon the fleeing white man, snapping at his legs and at last succeeding in tripping him.
A couple of hundred yards out of Baker Street I heard a yelping chorus, and saw, first a dog with a piece of putrescent red meat in his jaws coming headlong towards me, and then a pack of starving mongrels in pursuit of him.