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A sharp, high-pitched bark; a yelp.
intr.v. yipped, yip·ping, yips
To emit a yip; yelp.
[Perhaps Middle English yippe, a cheeping sound, from yippen, to cheep, of imitative origin.]
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v. yipped, yip•ping,
1. to bark sharply, as a young dog.n.
2. a sharp bark; yelp.
[1400–50; late Middle English yippe]
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Past participle: yipped
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|Noun||1.||yip - a sharp high-pitched cry (especially by a dog)|
cry - the characteristic utterance of an animal; "animal cries filled the night"
|Verb||1.||yip - bark in a high-pitched tone; "the puppies yelped"|
bark - make barking sounds; "The dogs barked at the stranger"
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