View definitions for yip


noun as in bark

noun as in yelp

Strongest match

verb as in bark

Strongest matches

Strong matches

Weak match

verb as in scream

verb as in squeal

verb as in yap

Strongest match

Strong matches

Discover More

Example Sentences

When Lasso’s striker Dani Rojas faced the yips — suddenly unable to nail his usually flawless penalty kicks — a therapist was called in.

For some people, however, overcoming the twisties, yips or similar problems calls for a longer period of retraining, says Youdan.

Professional golfer Alena Sharp started getting “the yips” whenever she would try to putt.

Lyricist E. Y. “Yip” Harburg was as provocative as Hammerstein, though with a much less earnest, more whimsical sensibility.

Rosete was totally oblivious to the way on-screen fighting worked prior to studying with Yip.

A brindle bulldog, which Carl had not seen until that moment, gave a yip and started for the scene of the trouble.

Suddenly Mr. Gibney thrilled electrically to a shrill yip from Captain Scraggs.

The congested audience watched him closely, with now and then a yip, but mostly in silence.

Otherwise all six of them would go “Yip, yip, yip,” at the top of their voices.

Did one catch the exultant, shrill yip-yip-yip of the round-up or the far-carrying war yell of the Cheyenne buck?


Synonym of the Day

Which one is a synonym for muddle?Get the answer

Start each day with the Synonym of the Day in your inbox!

By clicking "Sign Up", you are accepting Terms & Conditions and Privacy Policies.

On this page you'll find 215 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to yip, such as: bay, growl, grunt, howl, roar, and snarl.

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