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yelp

yelp

 
 
pronunciation:
yelp
parts of speech:
verb, noun
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part of speech: verb
inflections: yelped, yelping, yelps
definition: to cry out or bark quickly and sharply.
I yelped when I saw I was about to fall.The puppy yelped when the baby pulled his tail.
synonyms:
yap
similar words:
bark, cry, holler, scream, shriek, squawk, squeal
 
part of speech: noun
definition: a quick, sharp cry or bark.
I gave a yelp when I stuck myself with the pin.We heard the yelps of the puppy before we saw him.
synonyms:
yap
similar words:
bark, cry, holler, scream, shriek, squawk, squeal
derivation: yelper (n.)
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