- vi. 叫喊；狗吠
- vt. （因痛而）叫喊，叫喊着说
- n. 尖叫，大叫；吠声
- yelp (v.)
- Old English gielpan (West Saxon), gelpan (Anglian) "to boast, exult," from Proto-Germanic *gel- (cognates: Old Saxon galpon, Old Norse gjalpa "to yelp," Old Norse gjalp "boasting," Old High German gelph "outcry"), from PIE root *ghel- (1) "to cry out" (see yell (v.)). Meaning "utter a quick, sharp, bark or cry" is 1550s, probably from the noun. Related: Yelped; yelping.
- yelp (n.)
- Old English gielp "boasting, pride, arrogance," from source of yelp (v.). Meaning "quick, sharp bark or cry" is attested from early 16c.
- 1. I had to bite back a yelp of surprise.
- 2. She jumped back with a little yelp of surprise.
- 3. His laughter was cathartic, an animal yelp that brought tears to his eyes.
- 4. The dog gave a yelp of pain.
- 5. She gave a little yelp and fled upstairs.
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