Complete Definition of "yawp"

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English

Etymology
ME. yolpen

Alternative spellings
yaup

Verb
en-verb

  1. intransitive to yelp, or utter a sharp cry, as in intense pain, or another racous noise

#: The burly bosun always made sure that every bare-bum boy kissing the gunner's daughter had ample reason to yawp in agony at every 'claw' of the cat-o'-nine-tails

  1. intransitive to talk loudly and coarsely

#: Sound my barbaric yawps over the roofs of the world - Walt Whitman

  1. clamor, utter loud complaints

Noun
en-noun

  1. a yelp or bark
  2. loud or coarse talk

References
R:Websters

Category:English intransitive verbs

pl:yawp
zh:yawp

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