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yap

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verb \ˈyap\

Definition of yap

yapped

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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


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yap

noun

Definition of yap

  1. 1a :  a quick sharp bark :  yelpb :  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

First Known Use of yap

1822


Yap

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geographical name \ˈyap, ˈyäp\
variants: or

Uap

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Definition of Yap

  1. islands in the western Carolines population 11,377 The Yap Islands are part of the Federated States of Micronesia.

Yapese

play \ya-ˈpēz, yä-, -ˈpēs\ adjective

YAP Defined for English Language Learners

yap

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verb

Definition of yap for English Language Learners

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

  • : to talk in a loud and annoying way

yap

noun

Definition of yap for English Language Learners

  • : a dog's high, quick bark


YAP Defined for Kids

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yap

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verb \ˈyap\

Definition of yap for Students

yapped

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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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