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.
(58) Whitman, "A Barbaric Yawp," The Galveston Daily News 43 (March 13, 1885), 8.
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.
Outside, the frying frankfurters and electronic yawp of the sound system told us that the annual festive market was with us.
Despite its linguistic play and experimentalism, then, Naked Lunch resists the linguistic turn and sounds Burroughs's barbaric yawp against the biopolitical violence that late capitalism applies to exploited bodies across the globe.
"You may find it hard to believe, but this wand is inhabited by Robin Williams," he says, before explaining how, one time, he heard a "Yawp!" behind himthe cry Williams makes in the movie "Dead Poets Society"and knew it was the late actor calling to him (or something).
He wrote on a chalkboard; "I sound my barbaric yawp over the rooftops of the world." And there's a scene where he was supposed to drag a poem out of my character.
Hawke spoke with Reuters about "Seymour: An Introduction," its underlying themes on art and mentorship, and how Williams helped him find his "barbaric yawp."
CAROLINE: Except Team Yawp has a project due in like ten hours.
Opening with the poem's recurring songbird muse, O'Leary braids perception with permission, making the wren a given property of the mind, which leads to the central concern of the book: "the mystery of human consciousness." Line breaks in the above passage compel the momentum of each impending perception: the brief, distilled images of the first lines modulate into a breathless yawp, filled with inverted syntax ("the woods at dusk flood with") and embedded fragments.