A sound that yaps.

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  • yapping — Synonyms and related words: bawling, beef, beefing, bellyache, bellyaching, bitch, bitching, blatant, boanergean, brawling, clamorous, clamoursome, complaining, complaint, crying, destructive criticism, dissent, faultfinding, grievance, gripe,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • yapping — jæp n. yelp, bark; chatter, foolish talk; uncouth person; mouth (Slang) v. yelp, bark; talk noisily or foolishly; chatter …   English contemporary dictionary

  • yap — [[t]jæ̱p[/t]] yaps, yapping, yapped 1) VERB If a small dog yaps, it makes short loud sounds in an excited way. The little dog yapped frantically. [V ing] ...two yapping cairn terriers. 2) VERB If you say that someone yaps, you mean that they talk …   English dictionary

  • The Wind That Shakes the Barley (film) — Infobox Film name = The Wind That Shakes The Barley caption = director = Ken Loach producer = Rebecca O Brien cinematography = Barry Ackroyd writer = Paul Laverty starring = Cillian Murphy Padraic Delaney Orla Fitzgerald Liam Cunningham music =… …   Wikipedia

  • yap — yapper, n. yappingly, adv. /yap/, v., yapped, yapping, n. v.i. 1. to bark sharply, shrilly, or snappishly; yelp. 2. Slang. to talk shrilly, noisily, or foolishly. v.t. 3. to utter by yapping. n. 4. a sharp, shrill, or snappish bark; yelp. 5.… …   Universalium

  • yap — yap1 [jæp] v past tense and past participle yapped present participle yapping [Date: 1800 1900; Origin: From the sound] 1.) if a small dog yaps, it ↑barks (=makes short loud sounds) in an excited way 2.) [i]informal to talk in a noisy and… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • yap — 1 verb yapped, yapping (I) 1 if a small dog yaps, it barks (=makes short loud sounds) in an excited way 2 to talk noisily without saying anything very important or serious: Don t start yapping again. 2 noun (C) the sound a small dog makes when it …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • yap — [c]/jæp / (say yap) verb (yapped, yapping) –verb (i) 1. to yelp; bark snappishly. 2. Colloquial to talk snappishly, noisily, or foolishly. –verb (t) 3. to utter by yapping. –noun 4. a yelp: a snappish bark. 5. Colloquial snappish, noisy, or… …   Australian English dictionary

  • yap — 1. n. the mouth. □ Shut your yap! □ You have a big yap, you know? 2. in. to chatter; to gossip. D Who’s yapping so much in here? □ Did you just come here to yap? …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • yap — v. & n. v.intr. (yapped, yapping) 1 bark shrilly or fussily. 2 colloq. talk noisily, foolishly, or complainingly. n. a sound of yapping. Derivatives: yapper n. Etymology: imit …   Useful english dictionary

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