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yap

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verb \ˈyap\

Simple Definition of yap

  • of a dog : to bark in high, quick sounds

  • : to talk in a loud and annoying way

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of yap

yapped

yapping

  1. intransitive verb
  2. 1 :  to talk in a shrill insistent way :  chatter

  3. 2 :  to bark snappishly :  yelp

yapper

noun

Examples of yap in a sentence

  1. The dog was yapping all night.

  2. Kids were yapping in the back of the room.

  3. She seems to spend all her time yapping on the phone.



Origin and Etymology of yap

imitative


First Known Use: 1596


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yap

noun

Simple Definition of yap

  • : a dog's high, quick bark

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of yap

  1. 1 a :  a quick sharp bark :  yelp b :  shrill insistent talk :  chatter

  2. 2 :  an unsophisticated, ignorant, or uncouth person :  bumpkin

  3. 3 slang :  mouth

Examples of yap in a sentence

  1. I heard yaps coming from the yard.

  2. <a dope with a talent for opening his yap at exactly the wrong moment>



1822

First Known Use of yap

1822


Yap

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geographical name \ˈyap, ˈyäp\

Definition of Yap

  1. islands W Carolines, part of Federated States of Micronesia

Yapese

play \ya-ˈpēz, yä-, -ˈpēs\ adjective


Variants of yap

or

Uap

play \ˈwäp\

YAP Defined for Kids

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yap

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verb \ˈyap\

Definition of yap for Students

yapped

yapping

  1. 1 :  to bark often continuously with quick high-pitched sounds

  2. 2 :  to talk continuously and often loudly :  chatter




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yap

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noun

Definition of yap for Students

  1. :  a quick high-pitched bark





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