verb (used without object), yapped, yap·ping.
verb (used with object), yapped, yap·ping.
- shrill, noisy, or foolish talk.
- the mouth: Keep your yap shut.
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Origin of yap
OTHER WORDS FROM yapyapper, nounyap·ping·ly, adverbyappy, adjective, yap·pi·er, yap·pi·est.
Definition for yap (2 of 2)
Example sentences from the Web for yap
The next instant Yappy came tearing through the woods, right toward the thicket, and Doctor Rabbit had a moment of hope.
When Yappy came near, Brushtail sprang right out, and away he ran.
You see now what Brushtail was doing—he was leading Yappy away from that den of little foxes!
When he saw Yappy coming toward the thicket he ran right toward the excited dog and then hid behind another thicket.
He looked out in the woods in the direction where Yappy and the other hound were still running and barking.