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yodel

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verb yo·del \ˈyō-dəl\

Simple Definition of yodel

  • : to sing loudly while changing your voice back and forth between a natural pitch and a higher pitch

Full Definition of yodel

yo·deled or yo·delledyo·del·ing or yo·del·lingplay \ˈyōd-liŋ, ˈyō-dəl-iŋ\

  1. intransitive verb
  2. :  to sing by suddenly changing from a natural voice to a falsetto and back; also :  to shout or call in a similar manner

  3. transitive verb
  4. :  to sing (a tune) by yodeling

yo·del·er play \ˈyōd-lər, ˈyō-dəl-ər\ noun

Origin of yodel

German jodeln


First Known Use: 1827

Rhymes with yodel


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yodel

noun yo·del

Simple Definition of yodel

  • : a song, shout, or cry made by yodeling

Full Definition of yodel

  1. :  a song or refrain sung by yodeling; also :  a yodeled shout or cry

1844

First Known Use of yodel

1844


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