Definition of


  1. (noun, body) informal terms for the mouth
  2. (verb, communication) bark in a high-pitched tone

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Synonyms of Yap

cakehole, gob, hole, maw, trap, yelp, yip

Alternate forms of Yap

Hypernyms: bark, mouth, oral cavity, oral fissure, rima oris

Origin of the word Yap

  1. c.1600, probably of imitative origin. Originally in reference to dog sounds; meaning "to talk idle chatter" is first recorded 1886. more

via Online Etymology Dictionary, ©2001 Douglas Harper

Words that sound like Yap

yafo, yahve, yahveh, yap away, yaup, yavapai, yawp, yb, yhvh, yib, yip, yob, yobbo, yobo, yuppie

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