- raucous or querulous speech.
- a noisy, foolish utterance.
Origin of yawp
OTHER WORDS FROM yawpyawper, noun
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How to use yawp in a sentence
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
I too am not a bit tamed ... I too am untranslatable, I sound my barbaric yawp over the roofs of the world.
He uttered a feeble yawp as one of the links was clasped about his wrist.The Gray Phantom's Return|Herman Landon
The young yawp in the nest a little, with more breath than noise.The Land of Little Rain|Mary Austin
You'd keep that yawp o' your'n goin', I believe, if it was the judgment day.David Harum|Edward Noyes Westcott
You know we agreed it was none of our business whether a peacock on the lawn or a dog in his kennel let out that yawp.The Outdoor Chums at Cabin Point|Quincy Allen
Now they have shut up their yawp about him, since he has proved to be no better than Talmage or Beecher.Peck's Compendium of Fun|George W. Peck