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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.
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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
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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.
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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
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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"
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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.
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yelp

verb
To utter a shrill, short cry:
noun
A shrill, short cry:
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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
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yelp

[ˈjɛlp]
n [dog] → jappement m, glapissement m; [person] → cri m, glapissement m
vi [dog] → japper, glapir; [person] → crier, glapir
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

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
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yelp

[jɛlp]
1. n (of dog) → guaito; (of person) → strillo
2. vi (see n) → guaire, strillare
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

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.
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary © 2006-2013 K Dictionaries Ltd.
References in classic literature ?
Neither did he growl when he attacked nor yelp when he was kicked.
The fox-terrier, with a shrill yelp of pain, sprang back so impetuously as to ribbon its ear as Michael's teeth combed through it.
There was a sharp yelp, a flirt of the poodle's head, and the beetle fell a couple of yards away, and lit on its back once more.
But the wolf jumped up more quickly than anyone could have expected and, gnashing her teeth, flew at the yellowish borzoi, which, with a piercing yelp, fell with its head on the ground, bleeding from a gash in its side.
From far away drifted a faint, sharp yelp, followed by a chorus of similar sharp yelps.
The leaders lifted the yelp of the pack and sprang away into the woods.
This caused Jerry to yelp a more frenzied alarm, while the blacks, peering in from the cabin, laughed with cruel enjoyment.
Also, in the moments when he was shoved away and was springing back to the attack, he yelped in high-pitched puppy hysteria.
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. Instantly the warriors at the near-by fire were attracted.
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.
Six foxhounds burst at once upon the little heath, with mingling yelps of triumph.
Then he heard a great outcry of snarls and yelps. He recognised One Ear's yell of pain and terror, and he heard a wolf-cry that bespoke a stricken animal.