verb (used with or without object), yo·deled, yo·del·ing, or (especially British) yo·delled, yo·del·ling.
Origin of yodel
Examples from the Web for yodel
Contemporary Examples of yodel
In a minute he'll yodel like the singing cowboys in the movies he loved so much as a kid.The Stacks: The Neville Brothers Stake Their Claim as Bards of the Bayou
John Ed Bradley
April 27, 2014
Historical Examples of yodel
Graham promptly answered: "Yes, silly—she'll wear goatskin—and she'll yodel."Highacres
I explored the vicinity of the cave, and risked a yodel or two, but there was no response.
But he did not yodel in the yard or whistle under the window.Sube Cane
Edward Bellamy Partridge
It immediately became a case of he who laughs first, lives to yodel."And they thought we wouldn't fight"
The case of Yodel, the auctioneer, was even more inscrutable.Sunshine Sketches of a Little Town
verb -dels, -delling or -delled or US -dels, -deling or -deled
Word Origin for yodel
1827, from German jodeln, from dialectal German jo, an exclamation of joy, of imitative origin.