yelping

[ US /ˈjɛɫpɪŋ/ ]
[ UK /jˈɛlpɪŋ/ ]
NOUN
  1. a sharp high-pitched cry (especially by a dog)
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How To Use yelping In A Sentence

  • Closing curtains or doors is raised as a solution to stopping dogs yelping at passers-by.
  • Maybe shrieking and yelping in the background while a bunch of hollow-eyed Irish crooners half-heartedly mumble a chicken-in-a-basket classic is just what Jackson needs to get his career back on track.
  • He barked so long, so loud, and so furiously, running 'round and' round the cart and under it and yelping at every turn, that a slatternly scullery maid opened a door and angrily bade him "no 'to deave folk wi' 'is blatterin'. Greyfriars Bobby
  • Here it comes again: three weeks of March Madness, a record 68 teams, surely a few buzzer beaters, a Cinderella or two, style-deficient coaches dressing in the dark, CBS announcer Gus Johnson yelping like a wild boar is gnawing his ankle, and, fingers crossed, another Louisville male cheerleader grabbing a basketball and lobbing it jubilantly to the heavens, almost costing Rick Pitino a win. The Many Ways to Be a March Madness Fan
  • Between the yowls there was whimpering and barking and whining and yelping and the odd snarl directed at a feisty neighbour.
  • While some groan about performances featuring 40 yelping, howling, yodelling singers and shaking rice in shoe boxes, most praise Monk's dauntless quest to create landscapes of sound.
  • From what I am told, Jiri Tluski is so upset that he can hardly take his penis out of his pants and swing it around in front of his camera phone while yelping woot woot like a sewer rubby. Archive 2007-11-01
  • During the walk home, I saw some dogs locked up in a car outside the park, barking and yelping.
  • There were the sounds of punching and kicking, objects being broken, grown-ups begging for mercy, children crying, chickens clucking, dogs yelping and pigs squealing.
  • Even the big bald-face grew clumsy and blind and quarrelsome, in the end to be dragged down by a handful of yelping huskies. THE LAW OF LIFE
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