Definition of

Yawp

  1. (verb, communication) complain whiningly
  2. (verb, communication) make a raucous noise

via WordNet, Princeton University

Synonyms of Yawp

bawl, grizzle, whine, yammer

Alternate forms of Yawp

Hypernyms: complain, howl, kick, kvetch, plain, quetch, roar, sound off

Origin of the word Yawp

  1. c.1300, yolpen, probably echoic variant of yelpen (see yelp). The noun, in ref. to speech, is recorded from 1835, now used chiefly with conscious echo of Whitman. more

via Online Etymology Dictionary, ©2001 Douglas Harper

Words that sound like Yawp

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

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