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  • verbbark
  • verbchatter

synonyms for yap

  • yelp
  • bay
  • woof
  • yip
See also synonyms for: yapped / yapping / yaps
  • babble
  • ramble
  • blather
  • prate
  • jaw
  • gossip
  • prattle
  • gibber
  • jabber
  • gab
  • twaddle
  • go on
  • chit-chat
  • run off at the mouth
  • talk a lot
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How to use yap in a sentence

This "yap" passes for "yes," no doubt—although it isn't quite the way Mr. Webster would say it, perhaps.
THE ADVENTURES OF A GRAIN OF DUSTHALLAM HAWKSWORTH
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.
WATCHED BY WILD ANIMALSENOS A. MILLS
The island of Yap, which has been in the press so much of late, is an example.
THE PACIFIC TRIANGLESYDNEY GREENBIE
Suddenly the spaniel jumped to his feet with a low, inquiring yap.
RAYTON: A BACKWOODS MYSTERYTHEODORE GOODRIDGE ROBERTS
He tried to doze again, but the yap of the coyote disturbed him.
THE BEST PSYCHIC STORIESVARIOUS
His name is Yap Sing, and he has been with husband ever since his first return from the East.
THE COMSTOCK CLUBCHARLES CARROLL GOODWIN
The first thought was that Yap Sing had been robbing the Club.
THE COMSTOCK CLUBCHARLES CARROLL GOODWIN
So once more Yap-Yap was happy and care-free, all because he had used his wits.
MOTHER WEST WIND "WHERE" STORIESTHORNTON W. BURGESS
Duckfoot, who had been roaring constantly and furiously, suddenly began to yap like a puppy, and Glory trilled her tree bark.
THE DUCK-FOOTED HOUNDJAMES ARTHUR KJELGAARD
With a pitiful yap I struck out feebly in the general direction of the shore.
BILTMORE OSWALDJ. THORNE SMITH, JR.
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO YAP

  • arf
  • bay
  • cry
  • gnarl
  • growl
  • howl
  • snap
  • snarl
  • woof
  • yap
  • yip
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