yawpPronunciation: (yôp, yäp), [key]
to utter a loud, harsh cry; to yelp, squawk, or bawl.
to talk noisily and foolishly or complainingly.
a harsh cry.
raucous or querulous speech.
a noisy, foolish utterance. Also,yaup.
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