yip

verb \ ˈyip \
Updated on: 5 Jan 2018

Definition of yip

yipped; yipping
intransitive verb
1 : to bark sharply, quickly, and often continuously
2 : to utter a short sharp cry

yip

noun

Examples of yip in a Sentence

  1. We could hear the puppy yipping playfully in its kennel.

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Origin and Etymology of yip

imitative


YIP Defined for English Language Learners

yip

verb

Definition of yip for English Language Learners

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


YIP Defined for Kids

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yip

verb \ ˈyip \

Definition of yip for Students

yipped; yipping
: 1yap 1

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yip

noun

Definition of yip for Students

: 2yap

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