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yelp  audio  (ylp) KEY 

VERB:
yelped, yelp·ing, yelps
VERB:
intr.
To utter a short, sharp bark or cry: excited dogs yelping; yelped in pain when the bee stung.
VERB:
tr.
To utter by yelping.
NOUN:
A short, sharp cry or bark.

ETYMOLOGY:
Middle English yelpen, to cry aloud, from Old English gelpan, gielpan, to boast; see ghel-1 in Indo-European roots

OTHER FORMS:
yelper(Noun)


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