Yodel Definition

yōdl
yodeled, yodeling, yodelled, yodelling, yodels
verb
To sing or call with abrupt alternating changes between the normal chest register and the falsetto.
Webster's New World
To sing (a song) by yodeling.
American Heritage
noun
yodels
The act or sound of yodeling.
Webster's New World
A song or cry that is yodeled.
American Heritage
A song or refrain sung, or a call made, in this way.
Webster's New World
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Other Word Forms of Yodel

Noun

Singular:
yodel
Plural:
yodels

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.

    From Wiktionary

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