Definition of Yap in English :

Define Yap in English

Yap meaning in English

Meaning of Yap in English

Pronunciation of Yap in English

Yap pronunciation in English

Pronounce Yap in English


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1. cakehole, gob, hole, maw, trap, yap

informal terms for the mouth


2. yap, yelp, yip

bark in a high-pitched tone

Example Sentences:
'the puppies yelped'

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verbWord forms: yaps, yapping or yapped (intransitive)
(of a dog) to bark in quick sharp bursts; yelp
2. informal
to talk at length in an annoying or stupid way; jabber
a high-pitched or sharp bark; yelp
4. slang
annoying or stupid speech; jabber
5. slang a derogatory word for mouth
6. (usually reiterated)
an imitation or representation of the sound of a dog yapping or people jabbering
a group of four main islands in the W Pacific, in the W Caroline Islands: administratively a district of the US Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands from 1947; became self-governing in 1979 as part of the Federated States of Micronesia; important Japanese naval base in World War II. Pop: 11 647 (2006 est). Area: 101 sq km (39 sq miles)

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group of islands in the W Caroline Islands, W Pacific; part of Micronesia: 39 sq mi (101 sq km)
verb intransitiveWord forms: yapped or ˈyapping
to make a sharp, shrill bark or yelp
2.  Slang
to talk noisily and stupidly; jabber
a sharp, shrill bark or yelp
4.  Slang
noisy, stupid talk; jabber
5.  Slang
a crude, noisy, or contemptible person
6.  Slang
the mouth

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An island group and state of the Federated States of Micronesia in the western Caroline Islands of the western Pacific Ocean. Part of a Japanese mandate after 1920, it fell to US forces in 1945. Yap is noted for the large stone disks traditionally used as money by the native population.
v. yapped, yap·ping, yaps
1. To bark sharply or shrilly; yelp.
2. Slang To talk noisily or stupidly; jabber.
To utter by yapping.
1. A sharp, shrill bark; a yelp.
2. Slang Noisy, stupid talk; jabber.
3. Slang The mouth: Shut your yap.
4. Slang A stupid, crude, or loud person.

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