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yelp

yelp

 
 
pronunciation:
yelp
parts of speech:
intransitive verb, transitive verb, noun
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part of speech: intransitive verb
inflections: yelped, yelping, yelps
definition: to cry out quickly and sharply, as a dog or fox.
synonyms:
yap, yawp, yip
similar words:
bark, cry, holler, scream, shriek, squawk, squeal
 
part of speech: transitive verb
definition: to utter or express by or as by yelping.
similar words:
bark, cry, holler, scream, shriek, squawk, squeal
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part of speech: noun
definition: a quick, sharp, high-pitched cry or bark.
synonyms:
yap, yawp, yip
similar words:
bark, cry, holler, scream, shriek, squawk, squeal
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derivation: yelper (n.)
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