To sing so that the voice fluctuates rapidly between the normal chest voice and a falsetto.
To sing (a song) by yodeling.
A song or cry that is yodeled.
To sing or call with abrupt alternating changes between the normal chest register and the falsetto.
The act or sound of yodeling.
A song or refrain sung, or a call made, in this way.
Such a song.
Origin of yodel
- German jodeln from German dialectal jo exclamation of delight of imitative origin
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
- From German jodeln.