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yawp definitions

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

v
1: make a raucous noise [syn: yawp, bawl]
2: complain whiningly [syn: whine, grizzle, yammer, yawp]

Merriam Webster's

I. intransitive verb or yaup Etymology: Middle English yolpen Date: 14th century 1. to make a raucous noise ; squawk 2. clamor, complain yawper noun II. noun also yaup Date: 1824 1. a raucous noise ; squawk 2. something suggestive of a raucous noise; specifically rough vigorous language

Oxford Reference Dictionary

n. & v. US --n. 1 a harsh or hoarse cry. 2 foolish talk. --v.intr. utter these. Derivatives: yawper n. Etymology: ME (imit.)

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Yaup Yaup, v. i. [See Yap, and Yelp.] To cry out like a child; to yelp. [Scot. & Colloq. U. S.] [Written also yawp.]

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Yawp Yawp, v. & n. See Yaup.

Moby Thesaurus

bark, battle cry, bawl, bay, beef, bell, bellow, bellyache, bitch, blare, blat, blate, bleat, blow off, blubber, boom, bray, breathe, buzz, cackle, call, caterwaul, caw, chant, cheer, chirp, coo, crab, crow, cry, cry out, dolorous tirade, drawl, exclaim, flute, fuss, gasp, give tongue, give voice, groan, growl, grunt, hail, halloo, hiss, holler, hollo, hoot, howl, hurrah, jeremiad, keen, lament, lilt, low, make an outcry, meow, mew, mewl, miaow, moan, moo, mumble, murmur, mutter, neigh, nicker, outcry, pant, pipe, plaint, planctus, pule, rallying cry, roar, rumble, screak, scream, screech, shout, shriek, sibilate, sigh, sing, snap, snarl, snort, sob, squall, squawk, squeak, squeal, thunder, tirade, troat, trumpet, twang, ululate, ululation, wail, wail of woe, war cry, war whoop, warble, whicker, whimper, whine, whinny, whisper, whoop, yammer, yap, yawl, yell, yelp, yip, yo-ho, yowl



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