yawping

noun
yawp·​ing | \ ˈyȯ-piŋ How to pronounce yawping (audio) \

Definition of yawping

: 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, "18 Tips for Hunting Pressured Late-Season Turkeys," 8 May 2020

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First Known Use of yawping

1876, in the meaning defined above

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“Yawping.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/yawping. Accessed 12 Apr. 2021.

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