give/make a yelp

Definition of give/make a yelp

:to make a quick, high cry or bark :to yelp
  • She gave/made a yelp when I sprayed her with the hose.

Word by Word Definitions

give play
  1. : to make a present of

  2. : to grant or bestow by formal action

  3. : to accord or yield to another

  1. : capacity or tendency to yield to force or strain : flexibility

  2. : the ability of a material to bend or stretch

make play
  1. : behave, act

  2. : to begin or seem to begin (an action)

  3. : to cause to happen to or be experienced by someone

  1. : the manner or style in which a thing is constructed

  2. : brand

  3. : the physical, mental, or moral constitution of a person

yelp play
  1. : a sharp shrill bark or cry (as of a dog or turkey)

  1. : to utter a sharp quick shrill cry

  2. : to utter with a yelp


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