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yodel

yo·del

yodel

 
pronunciation:
yo dl
parts of speech:
verb, noun
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part of speech: verb
inflections: yodeled, yodeling, yodels
definition: to sing or call out with quick changes of the voice so that sounds range in an instant from low or medium pitch, with sounds coming from the chest, to very high pitch. Yodeling is popular among the mountain people of the Alps.
A girl from Switzerland yodeled in the school talent show.
 
part of speech: noun
definition: a song with many quick changes between the natural voice and a very high voice.
derivation: yodeler (n.)
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