Pronunciation Noun

yelp (plural yelps)

  1. An abrupt, high-pitched noise or utterance.
    The puppy let out a yelp when I stepped on her tail.
  2. A type of emergency vehicle siren sounding quicker and more intense than the wail.
Translations Verb

yelp (yelps, present participle yelping; past and past participle yelped)

  1. To utter an abrupt, high-pitched noise.
    The children yelped with delight as they played in the cold water.

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