Pronunciation: (yap), [key]
—v., yapped, yap•ping,
1. to bark sharply, shrilly, or snappishly; yelp.
2. Slang.to talk shrilly, noisily, or foolishly.
to utter by yapping.
1. a sharp, shrill, or snappish bark; yelp.
a. shrill, noisy, or foolish talk.
b. the mouth: Keep your yap shut.
3. Slang.an uncouth or stupid person; bumpkin; fool.
Pronunciation: (yäp, yap), [key]
one of the Caroline Islands, in the W Pacific: part of the Federated States of Micronesia. 8482 including adjacent islands; 83 sq. mi. (215 sq. km).
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