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Definition of "yip" []

  • A sharp, high-pitched bark; a yelp. (noun)
  • To emit a yip; yelp. (verb-intransitive)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "yip" in a sentence
  • "The creature in which they have the greatest faith is the bun-yip, which is supposed to haunt rivers, lakes, and other bodies of water, and possesses remarkable powers."
  • "There was no contact and Edwards looks at the ball in the whole way, and I think you're supposed to look the ball into your hands, but there was a very slight, last second "yip" he makes with his head."
  • "They remind me of a pack of feral, ankle-biter dogs led by the ones that yip the loudest."