Yawp Definition

yôp
yawps
verb
yawps
To utter a loud, harsh call or cry.
Webster's New World
To talk noisily and stupidly.
Webster's New World
To yawn aloud; gape.
Webster's New World
noun
The act or sound of yawping.
Webster's New World
A bark; a yelp.
American Heritage
Loud or coarse talk or utterance.
American Heritage
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Other Word Forms of Yawp

Noun

Singular:
yawp
Plural:
yawps

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

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