Definitions

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  • verb Present participle of yawp.

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Examples

  • To deal with texts, to deal with noise, or whatever one imagines "yawping" to be.

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  • To deal with texts, to deal with noise, or whatever one imagines "yawping" to be.

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  • Take two iconic Sinatra-sung songs—"One for My Baby and One More for the Road" and "My Way"—one a loser's lament, the other a winner's yawping exaltation.

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  • Buster, she could have been arrested if that was a Friday night and she was yawping abuse at colleagues.

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  • What was the zoot suit, a threat to the nation or a yawping expression of the very freedoms that the country was fighting for?

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  • And what's so impressive is that Parini manages to create Melville's homoerotic yearning and despair in the context of 19th-century attitudes about sexuality, a pre-Freudian age that had not neatly divided the world into gay and straight, but also had no words for the feelings of love between men that Walt Whitman was so bravely yawping about.

    Melville's stormy seas

  • And what's so impressive is that Parini manages to create Melville's homoerotic yearning and despair in the context of 19th-century attitudes about sexuality, a pre-Freudian age that had not neatly divided the world into gay and straight, but also had no words for the feelings of love between men that Walt Whitman was so bravely yawping about.

    Melville's stormy seas

  • He held the door for her and she went in with her eyes cast down so they seemed closed; with her long lashes right on her warm cheeks; with her shoulders rounded with tension and her two hands hard-holding her two wrists; with her little feet making little steps; and to the yawping gallery making catcalls and kissing noises,

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  • One thing is certain: there was nothing to prevent even the most tubthumping, St George waving, Three Lions-yawping serial denier coming round to the inner-peace-providing conclusion that England lost to the better team.

    Inner Peace; and Fussball Gott

  • One of them is an all-consuming act of procreation that tries every fiber in your fatigued being as you labor to feed and nurture your yawping spawn that is never full as the eyes of critical onlookers monitor your every move and utterance and decision.

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