v. yelped, yelp·ing, yelps
To utter a short, sharp bark or cry: excited dogs yelping; yelped in pain when the bee stung.
To utter by yelping.
A short, sharp cry or bark.
[Middle English yelpen, to cry aloud, from Old English gelpan, gielpan, to boast; see ghel-1 in the Appendix of Indo-European roots.]
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