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yawp

verb \ˈyȯp\

Definition of yawp

  1. intransitive verb
  2. 1 :  to make a raucous noise :  squawk

  3. 2 :  clamor, complain

yawp·er noun


Examples of yawp

  1. <stop yawping about your problems and try doing something to fix them>



Variants of yawp

or yaup play \ˈyȯp\

Origin of yawp

Middle English yolpen


First Known Use: 14th century

Rhymes with yawp


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yawp

noun

Definition of yawp

  1. 1 :  a raucous noise :  squawk

  2. 2 :  something suggestive of a raucous noise; specifically :  rough vigorous language



1824

First Known Use of yawp

1824

Variants of yawp

also yaup


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