Yawp meaning

yôp
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To utter a sharp cry; yelp.
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To talk loudly, raucously, or coarsely.
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A bark; a yelp.
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Loud or coarse talk or utterance.
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To yawn aloud; gape.
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The act or sound of yawping.
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(intransitive) To yelp, or utter a sharp cry, as in intense pain, or another raucous noise.
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(intransitive) To talk loudly and coarsely.
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(intransitive) Clamor, utter loud complaints.
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A yelp or bark.
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Loud or coarse talk.

Sound my barbaric yawps over the roofs of the world - Walt Whitman.

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Origin of yawp

  • Middle English yolpen possibly variant of yelpen yelp

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

  • Middle English yolpen

    From Wiktionary