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YAWP

 Dictionary entry overview: What does yawp mean? 

YAWP (verb)
  The verb YAWP has 2 senses:

1. make a raucous noise
2. complain whiningly

  Familiarity information: YAWP used as a verb is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


YAWP (verb)


Sense 1yawp [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Make a raucous noise

Classified under:

Verbs of telling, asking, ordering, singing

Synonyms:

yawp; bawl

Hypernyms (to "yawp" is one way to...):

howl; roar (make a loud noise, as of wind, water, or vehicles)

Sentence frame:

Something ----s


Sense 2yawp [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Complain whiningly

Classified under:

Verbs of telling, asking, ordering, singing

Synonyms:

grizzle; yammer; yawp; whine

Hypernyms (to "yawp" is one way to...):

complain; kick; kvetch; plain; quetch; sound off (express complaints, discontent, displeasure, or unhappiness)

Sentence frames:

Somebody ----s
Somebody ----s that CLAUSE


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