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yap

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Animals
yapyap1 /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.
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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.
Related topics: Animals
yapyap2 noun [countable] 🔊 🔊 HBAthe sound a small dog makes when it yaps
Examples from the Corpus
yapI just wish Rob would keep his yap shut.
From Longman Business DictionaryYAPYAP /jæp/ noun [countable] American English Young Aspiring Professional; another name for YUPPIE
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Verb table
yap
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyyap
he, she, ityaps
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyyapped
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave yapped
he, she, ithas yapped
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad yapped
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill yap
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have yapped
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam yapping
he, she, itis yapping
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you, we, theyare yapping
Past
I, he, she, itwas yapping
you, we, theywere yapping
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been yapping
he, she, ithas been yapping
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been yapping
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be yapping
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been yapping
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