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  • v. Present participle of yap.
  • n. A sound that yaps.


Sorry, no etymologies found.


  • Your yapping is being mostly ignored except when we want to laugh at you.

    Think Progress » GOP Rep. Jason Chaffetz agrees with concerns of 9/11 truthers: ‘There’s still a lot to learn.’

  • On a side note, Beck can make a totally sexist comment about Palin --- saying that she should be in the kitchen "yapping" --- but yet pretend to be outraged over the "sexist" photo of Palin on the cover of Newsweek. Main RSS Feed

  • In common with most social networking sites, Facebook has always seemed like a kind of yapping gallery of the lost, the deluded and the damned; if I fancy any of that, I can go to the pub with friends.

    It's our class, not our colour, that screws us up

  • It was the kind of yapping she associated with a terrier in need of discipline, and she wasn't disabused of this notion when four different locks were released and the opening door allowed a Jack Russell to charge forward, intent upon her ankles.

    With No One as Witness

  • I'd looked forward to something of a thrilling or unknown character, and they turned out to be mere dogs; just little brown-and-white dogs that you wouldn't notice if you hadn't been excited by their names; kind of yapping mutts that some parties would poison off if they lived in the same neighbourhood with 'em.

    Somewhere in Red Gap

  • A wolf was "yapping" on a swell, and a far-off heron was uttering his booming cry.

    The Eagle's Heart

  • Stewart, who is also chairman of JAMPRO, the state's business and tourism promotion agency, last week said Bartlett has been "yapping" away and did not understand the tourist industry.

    Jamaica Gleaner :: Lead Stories

  • Beck -- who just last week somberly upbraided Newsweek for running a sexist picture of Palin -- doesn't want to hear her "yapping" as "I'm not in the kitchen." Main RSS Feed

  • ... and the out of touch media keeps endlessly "yapping" about Wright!!

    Superdelegate deluge

  • 'yapping', and rumours circulated that Sinatramania had been an orchestrated event.

    Sinatra The Man Behind the Myth

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  • In the sense of "to talk noisily or stupidly" (slang) AHD

    AHD=American Heritage Dictionary
    AAHD=a dictionary that cannot focus

    June 15, 2007