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YODEL (yodelled, yodelling)

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does yodel mean? 

YODEL (noun)
  The noun YODEL has 1 sense:

1. a songlike cry in which the voice fluctuates rapidly between the normal voice and falsetto

  Familiarity information: YODEL used as a noun is very rare.


YODEL (verb)
  The verb YODEL has 1 sense:

1. sing by changing register; sing by yodeling

  Familiarity information: YODEL used as a verb is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


YODEL (noun)


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Meaning:

A songlike cry in which the voice fluctuates rapidly between the normal voice and falsetto

Classified under:

Nouns denoting communicative processes and contents

Hypernyms ("yodel" is a kind of...):

call; cry; outcry; shout; vociferation; yell (a loud utterance; often in protest or opposition)


YODEL (verb)


Sense 1yodel [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Sing by changing register; sing by yodeling

Classified under:

Verbs of telling, asking, ordering, singing

Synonyms:

yodel; descant; warble

Context example:

The Austrians were yodeling in the mountains

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

sing (produce tones with the voice)

Sentence frame:

Somebody ----s

Sentence example:

The birds yodel in the woods


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