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verb as in bark

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verb as in chatter

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Yap is a mechanical engineer at Rice University in Houston, Texas.

To investigate whether there was any basis for these claims, Yap and her team took stool samples from 247 children and adolescents between the ages of 2 and 17 and analyzed them for microbial DNA.

However, the evidence for the microbiome causing autism, or even being different in autistic people, is pretty weak, Yap says.

Wouldn't even pay attention to the packs of feral Iraqi hounds that yap and howl all through the night when people walk by.

This "yap" passes for "yes," no doubt—although it isn't quite the way Mr. Webster would say it, perhaps.

Near me was a dog hole; its owner climbed up to peep out; in a minute or so he retired without a bark or a yap.

The island of Yap, which has been in the press so much of late, is an example.

Suddenly the spaniel jumped to his feet with a low, inquiring yap.

He tried to doze again, but the yap of the coyote disturbed him.


On this page you'll find 50 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to yap, such as: yelp, bay, woof, and yip.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.