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yap in Animals topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishyapyap1 /jæp/ verb (yapped, yapping) [intransitive]  1 HBAif a small dog yaps, it barks (=makes short loud sounds) in an excited way2 TALK TO somebody informal to talk in a noisy and annoying way Some guy was yapping on his cell phone.→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
yapIt was one of those little rats on leashes that lead women around Paris, yapping.They were small and they yapped.Jennie always had two of the same breed yapping away in her office.Then up again, yapping excitedly.Lorton opened the door, and the dachshund rushed in, yapping furiously.These lackeys of bourgeois criticism can yap in vain.Some guy was yapping on his cell phone behind us.Six foot high and floodlit, they winked, mewed and yapped when the door bell was rung.