, -·deled or -·delled, -·del·ing or -·del·ling
to sing or call with abrupt alternating changes between the normal chest register and the falsetto
Origin of yodelGerman jodeln
- the act or sound of yodeling
- a song or refrain sung, or a call made, in this way
verbyo·deled, yo·del·ing, yo·dels or yo·delled or yo·del·ling
To sing so that the voice fluctuates rapidly between the normal chest voice and a falsetto.
To sing (a song) by yodeling.
A song or cry that is yodeled.
Origin of yodelGerman jodeln, from German dialectal jo, exclamation of delight, of imitative origin.
- Such a song.
From German jodeln.