yawping

noun

yawp·​ing ˈyȯ-piŋ How to pronounce yawping (audio)
: a strident utterance

Examples of yawping in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Most have been bumped a time or two and have already heard a lot of artificial yawping. Scott Bestul, Field & Stream, 8 May 2020

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Word History

First Known Use

1876, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of yawping was in 1876

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“Yawping.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/yawping. Accessed 26 Feb. 2024.

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