Yap meaning

yăp
To bark sharply or shrilly; yelp.
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To talk noisily or stupidly; jabber.
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To utter by yapping.
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A sharp, shrill bark; a yelp.
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Noisy, stupid talk; jabber.
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The mouth.

Shut your yap.

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A stupid, crude, or loud person.
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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.
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To make a sharp, shrill bark or yelp.
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To talk noisily and stupidly; jabber.
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A sharp, shrill bark or yelp.
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Noisy, stupid talk; jabber.
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A crude, noisy, or contemptible person.
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The mouth.
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Group of islands in the W Caroline Islands, W Pacific; part of Micronesia: 39 sq mi (101 sq km)
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The high-pitched bark of a small dog.
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An informal talk.
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The mouth, which produces speech.

Shut your yap!

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(Geordie) A badly behaved child, a brat.
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(intransitive) Of a small dog, to bark.
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(intransitive, slang) To talk, especially excessively.

You're always yapping - I wish you'd shut up.

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An atoll in the Caroline Islands of western Micronesia.
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Origin of yap

  • Probably imitative

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