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"yap" in American English

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yapverb [I]

 us   /jæp/ (-pp-)
(of a small dog) to make short, high sounds
disapproving slang (of a person) To yap is to talk: If you weren’t so busy yapping you wouldn’t have missed our exit.
(Definition of yap from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)







"yap" in British English

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yapverb

uk   /jæp/  us   /jæp/ (-pp-)
[I] disapproving If a small dog yaps, it makes short, high sounds: She has 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   /ˈjæp.i/  us   /ˈjæp.i/
a yappy little dog
(Definition of yap from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"YAP" in Business English

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YAPnoun [C]

uk   us   /jæp/ (also yuppie) US
abbreviation for Young Aspiring Professional: a young person who lives in a city, earns a lot of money, and spends it doing fashionable things and buying expensive possessions
(Definition of YAP from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “yap”
in Spanish ladrar…
in Vietnamese sủa ăng ẳng…
in Malaysian menyalak…
in Thai เห่า…
in French japper…
in German kläffen…
in Chinese (Simplified) (小狗)狂吠,吠叫, 喋喋不休地说话,唠叨…
in Turkish acı acı havlamak…
in Russian тявкать…
in Indonesian mendengking…
in Chinese (Traditional) (小狗)狂吠,吠叫, 喋喋不休地說話,嘮叨…
in Polish ujadać…
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