The children yelped with delight as they played in the cold water.
Excited dogs yelping; yelped in pain when the bee stung.
Origin of yelp
- Middle English yelpen to cry aloud from Old English gelpan, gielpan to boast ghel-1 in Indo-European roots
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
- Old English Ä¡ielpan.
- Old English Ä¡ielp.