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Definition of yelp verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

yelp

 verb
verb
NAmE//yɛlp//
 
[intransitive, transitive] (+ speech)Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they yelp
 
he / she / it yelps
 
past simple yelped
 
-ing form yelping
 
 
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to give a sudden short cry, usually of pain She yelped when I stepped on her foot.