(noun, verb)


1. a sharp high-pitched cry (especially by a dog)

Similar word(s): yelping, yip

Definition categories: event, cry

Sentences with yelp as a noun:

- The puppy let out a yelp when I stepped on her tail.


1. bark in a high-pitched tone

- the puppies yelped

Similar word(s): yap, yip

Definition categories: communication, bark

Sentences with yelp as a verb:

- The children yelped with delight as they played in the cold water.