Synonyms of yap in English:



  • 1 the dogs yapped about his heels
    yelp, bark, woof, bay
  • 2 the presenter was yapping away on the television
    chatter, prattle, prate, gibber, babble, blather, blether, blither, gabble, gossip, rattle, ramble, maunder; go on, run on, talk at length, talk incessantly, talk a lot; Britishtalk nineteen to the dozen; Scottish & Irishslabber on
    British informal rabbit, witter, waffle, natter, chunter, talk the hind legs off a donkey
    North American informal run off at the mouth
    Australian/New Zealand informal mag
    archaic twaddle, twattle, claver, clack
  • noun

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  • 1 her dog greeted her with excited yaps
  • 2North American informal will you kindly keep your yap shut for a minute? See mouth
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