Yap Definition

yăp
yapped, yapping, yaps
verb
yapped, yapping, yaps
To make a sharp, shrill bark or yelp.
Webster's New World
To talk noisily and stupidly; jabber.
Webster's New World
To utter by yapping.
American Heritage
noun
A sharp, shrill bark or yelp.
Webster's New World
Noisy, stupid talk; jabber.
Webster's New World
A crude, noisy, or contemptible person.
Webster's New World
The mouth.
Webster's New World

(Geordie) A badly behaved child, a brat.

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proper name
Group of islands in the W Caroline Islands, W Pacific; part of Micronesia: 39 sq mi (101 sq km)
Webster's New World
pronoun

An atoll in the Caroline Islands of western Micronesia.

Wiktionary
other
An island group and state of the Federated States of Micronesia in the western Caroline Islands of the western Pacific Ocean. Part of a Japanese mandate after 1920, it fell to US forces in 1945. Yap is noted for the large stone disks traditionally used as money by the native population.
American Heritage

Other Word Forms of Yap

Noun

Singular:
yap
Plural:
yaps

Origin of Yap

  • Probably imitative

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

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