yap: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (yap), [key]
— v., n. yapped, yap•ping,
  1. to bark sharply, shrilly, or snappishly; yelp.
  2. to talk shrilly, noisily, or foolishly.
  1. to utter by yapping.
  1. a sharp, shrill, or snappish bark; yelp.
  2. Keep your yap shut.
    1. shrill, noisy, or foolish talk.
    2. the mouth:Keep your yap shut.
  3. an uncouth or stupid person; bumpkin; fool.


Pronunciation: (yäp, yap), [key]
  1. 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).
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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