[ yawp, yahp ]
/ yɔp, yɑp /
verb (used without object), noun
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OTHER WORDS FROM yaupyauper, noun
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Example sentences from the Web for yaup
"Hold your yaup, you youngster you," roared the old man in reply.The South-West|Joseph Holt Ingraham
I hope ye are yaup, for ye have a lang day's wark before ye.
British Dictionary definitions for yaup
/ (jɔːp) /
a variant spelling of yawp
Derived forms of yaupyauper, noun
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