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yodel

play
verb yo·del \ˈyō-dəl\

Definition of yodel

yodeled

or

yodelled

yodeling

or

yodelling

play \ˈyōd-liŋ, ˈyō-dəl-iŋ\
  1. intransitive verb
  2. :  to sing by suddenly changing from a natural voice to a falsetto and back; also :  to shout or call in a similar manner

  3. transitive verb
  4. :  to sing (a tune) by yodeling

yodeler

play \ˈyōd-lər, ˈyō-dəl-ər\ noun

Origin and Etymology of yodel

German jodeln


First Known Use: 1827


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yodel

noun yo·del

Definition of yodel

  1. :  a song or refrain sung by yodeling; also :  a yodeled shout or cry

1844

First Known Use of yodel

1844


YODEL Defined for English Language Learners

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yodel

play
verb yo·del \ˈyō-dəl\

Definition of yodel for English Language Learners

  • : to sing loudly while changing your voice back and forth between a natural pitch and a higher pitch


2

yodel

noun yo·del

Definition of yodel for English Language Learners

  • : a song, shout, or cry made by yodeling


YODEL Defined for Kids

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yodel

play
verb yo·del \ˈyō-dəl\

Definition of yodel for Students

yodeled

or

yodelled

yodeling

or

yodelling

  1. :  to sing or call with frequent sudden changes from the natural voice range to a higher range and back

yodeler

noun

2

yodel

play
noun yo·del

Definition of yodel for Students

  1. :  a song or call made by yodeling


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