[ UK /jˈɔːp/ ]
  1. complain whiningly
  2. make a raucous noise
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How To Use yawp In A Sentence

  • He does not defiantly explode, he chokes, takes a last glorious breath for his mighty yawp and fumbles the exhale.
  • It opened its mouth in a little terrified yawp, the infant form of an adult roar. WICKED: THE LIFE AND TIMES OF THE WICKED WITCH OF THE WEST
  • The countdown began and with a war yawp Patton blasted into the sky.
  • The concert explores the "yawp" - and its implications for the "primitive and direct poetics" that Coleman argues is distinctly American. Bostonist
  • If it's a guilty pleasure, a loud sloppy nihilistic yawp aimed at film-school graduates, fine. Say so and be done with it.
  • Occasionally, you will revert to sudden bouts of bachelorism, a night in the rain with a barbaric yawp that ends with a pounding headache and a full glass of cold water. Found while packing
  • He hit the bottom like a beanbag and yawped a couple of times. Kickin’ it! « raincoaster
  • So I swarmed up his coat, seized his dirk, and stifled his yawp, the while I tauld him the steel wad dirl in his gullet did he gie trouble. Hokas Pokas
  • As the poem required, we contained multitudes, contradicted ourselves, let forth a barbaric yawp, and much much more. Steve Heilig: The Greatest Poetry Reading Ever?
  • One thing is certain: there was nothing to prevent even the most tubthumping, St George waving, Three Lions-yawping serial denier coming round to the inner-peace-providing conclusion that England lost to the better team. Inner Peace; and Fussball Gott
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