from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- intransitive v. To utter a sharp cry; yelp.
- intransitive v. To talk loudly, raucously, or coarsely.
- n. A bark; a yelp.
- n. Loud or coarse talk or utterance: "I sound my barbaric yawp over the roofs of the world” ( Walt Whitman).
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- v. to yelp, or utter a sharp cry, as in intense pain, or another raucous noise
- v. to talk loudly and coarsely
- v. clamor, utter loud complaints
- n. a yelp or bark
- n. loud or coarse talk
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- v. See yaup.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A dialectal form of yelp.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. make a raucous noise
- v. complain whiningly
Middle English yolpen, possibly variant of yelpen; see yelp.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
Middle English yolpen (Wiktionary)