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yap

 
pronunciation:
yaep
parts of speech:
verb, noun
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part of speech: verb
inflections: yaps, yapping, yapped
definition 1: to bark with sharp, high sounds.
My dog yapped at me until I took her for a walk.
synonyms:
yelp
similar words:
bark
definition 2: (slang) to talk in a loud and silly way.
My sister yaps on the phone with her friends for hours at a time.
similar words:
chatter, rave
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part of speech: noun
definition: a quick, high bark.
He was greeted by the yaps of his two little dogs.
synonyms:
yelp
similar words:
bark
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derivations: yappingly (adv.), yapper (n.)