yawper
noun see yawp I

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • yawper — See yawp. * * * …   Universalium

  • yawper — noun a) A person who yawps; one who cries vigorously. In caning boys schools, yawpers were often frowned upon as sissies. b) A loud complainer …   Wiktionary

  • yawper — n. barker; person who talks a lot, chatter …   English contemporary dictionary

  • yawper — yawp·er …   English syllables

  • yawper — noun see yawp I * * * yawpˈer noun • • • Main Entry: ↑yawp …   Useful english dictionary

  • yawp — yawper, n. /yawp, yahp/, v.i. 1. to utter a loud, harsh cry; to yelp, squawk, or bawl. 2. Slang. to talk noisily and foolishly or complainingly. n. 3. a harsh cry. 4. Slang. a. raucous or querulous speech. b. a noisy, foolish utterance. Also,… …   Universalium

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  • yawp — I. intransitive verb or yaup Etymology: Middle English yolpen Date: 14th century 1. to make a raucous noise ; squawk 2. clamor, complain • yawper noun II …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • yawp — /jɔp/ (say yawp) Colloquial –verb (i) 1. to utter a loud, harsh cry or sound; bawl. 2. to talk noisily and foolishly. –noun 3. a yawping cry. 4. any harsh or raucous sound. 5. a noisy, foolish utterance. Also, yaup. {imitative} –yawper, noun …   Australian English dictionary

  • yawp — n. & v. US n. 1 a harsh or hoarse cry. 2 foolish talk. v.intr. utter these. Derivatives: yawper n. Etymology: ME (imit.) …   Useful english dictionary

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