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yapverb

uk   us   /jæp/ (-pp-)
[I] disapproving If a small dog yaps, it makes short, high sounds: She's got a horrible little dog that yaps around your ankles. [I usually + adverb] informal disapproving to talk continuously: I've just had my mother on the phone, yapping away for half an hour!
yap
noun [C] uk   us  
yappy
adjective uk   us   /ˈjæp.i/
a yappy little dog
Translations of “yap”
in Vietnamese sủa ăng ẳng…
in Spanish ladrar…
in Thai เห่า…
in Malaysian menyalak…
in French japper…
in German kläffen…
in Chinese (Traditional) (小狗)狂吠,吠叫, 喋喋不休地說話,嘮叨…
in Indonesian mendengking…
in Russian тявкать…
in Turkish acı acı havlamak…
in Chinese (Simplified) (小狗)狂吠,吠叫, 喋喋不休地说话,唠叨…
in Polish ujadać…
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