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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 ?
Those dogs, she said, went down into the hole after the badger and killed him there in a terrific struggle underground; you could hear the barks and yelps outside.
Then there was a wild yelp of agony and the poodle went sailing up the aisle; the yelps continued, and so did the dog; he crossed the house in front of the altar; he flew down the other aisle; he crossed before the doors; he clamored up the home-stretch; his anguish grew with his progress, till presently he was but a woolly comet moving in its orbit with the gleam and the speed of light.
At sight of the two emerging from the hut the beast gave an ugly snarl and an instant later as it caught the scent of the strange white man it raised a series of excited yelps.
Inside it Scylla sits and yelps with a voice that you might take to be that of a young hound, but in truth she is a dreadful monster and no one--not even a god--could face her without being terror-struck.
The welkin rang with their shouts and yelps, after the manner of the savages; and with boisterous jokes and light-hearted laughter.
While the chiefs thus revelled in hall, and made the rafters resound with bursts of loyalty and old Scottish songs, chanted in voices cracked and sharpened by the northern blast, their merriment was echoed and prolonged by a mongrel legion of retainers, Canadian voyageurs, half-breeds, Indian hunters, and vagabond hangers-on who feasted sumptuously without on the crumbs that fell from their table, and made the welkin ring with old French ditties, mingled with Indian yelps and yellings.
The action seemed, as I thought, to show not only the great development of its muscles, but also the small one of its brain, for the whole weight came crashing down upon the top of it, and it uttered a series of shrill yelps to show that, big as it was, there was a limit to what it could endure.
Six foxhounds burst at once upon the little heath, with mingling yelps of triumph.
Then the two hound-beasts commenced to bay, starting with a low, plaintive note that rose, weird and hideous, to terminate in a series of short, sharp yelps.
Once, Terrence, who was nearly as large as an Airedale and fully as lion-hearted--Terrence the Magnificent, as Tom Haggin called him-- had caught such a bush-dog trespassing on the beach and given him a delightful thrashing, in which Jerry and Michael, and Patsy and Kathleen, who were at the time alive, had joined with many shrill yelps and sharp nips.
With the first full puff of the smoke he gave over his moans and yelps, the agitation began to fade out of him, and Daughtry, appreciatively waiting, saw the trembling go out of his hands, the pendulous lip-quivering cease, the saliva stop flowing from the corners of his mouth, and placidity come into the fiery remnants of his eyes.
At such moments, when his dogs snarled, the whole circle would be agitated, the wolves coming to their feet and pressing tentatively forward, a chorus of snarls and eager yelps rising about him.