Yelp meaning

yĕlp
To cry out sharply, as in pain.
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To utter by yelping.
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A short, sharp cry or bark.
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To utter or express by yelping.
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A short, sharp cry or bark.
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An abrupt, high-pitched noise or utterance.

The puppy let out a yelp when I stepped on her tail.

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A type of emergency vehicle siren sounding quicker and more intense than the wail siren-sound.
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To utter an abrupt, high-pitched noise.

The children yelped with delight as they played in the cold water.

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To utter a short, sharp bark or cry.

Excited dogs yelping; yelped in pain when the bee stung.

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To utter a short, sharp cry or bark, as a dog.
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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.

    From Wiktionary

  • Old English Ä¡ielp.

    From Wiktionary