yipe

1 of 2

intransitive verb

ˈyīp
-ed/-ing/-s
: to cry out sharply especially from surprise or pain
yiped when he touched the hot stove

yipe

2 of 2

noun

"
plural -s
: a noise made by or as if by yiping
the sudden yipe of a mongrel hurtWallace Stegner
used interjectionally in both singular and plural

Word History

Etymology

Intransitive verb

imitative

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“Yipe.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/yipe. Accessed 24 Feb. 2024.

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