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noun as in short, high cry

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It was at this point the delegate sitting next to me began whooping and clapping and yelped, “That was a good shot!”

When my boat floated I fairly screamed aloud with wild delight, and sympathetic Bruno jumped and yelped in unison.

Carlo yelped with pain when the thorns of the bushes stuck in his nose, and from that moment Bumper began to like gooseberries.

The whistle yelped a gruff note, and, seeing that all was clear, the captain yanked the auxiliary bell-pulls at the rail.

He was driven out, “broken up” and the carcass given to the dogs, who yelped and barked and fought for the pieces.

He yelped at the crash of the gun, but it was another matter altogether that set his little heart to palpitating with alarm.


On this page you'll find 7 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to yelped, such as: hoot, screech, yap, yowl, bark, and howl.

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