verb (used without object)
- raucous or querulous speech.
- a noisy, foolish utterance.
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Origin of yawp
OTHER WORDS FROM yawpyawper, noun
Words nearby yawp
Example sentences from the Web for yawp
Students moan and growl and shriek and yawp, as if exorcising demons in a ritualistic ceremony.How Taryn Toomey’s ‘The Class’ Became New York’s Latest Fitness Craze|Lizzie Crocker|January 9, 2015|DAILY BEAST
An' with that the consarn gin sech a yawp, it plumb went through my haid.The Phantoms of the Foot-Bridge and Other Stories|Charles Egbert Craddock
They can yawp and chortle and call me Skyrider as if it was a joke.Skyrider|B. M. Bower
Dont let me hear of you opening your yawp the way you did just now.The Heart of Canyon Pass|Thomas K. Holmes