Synonyms of yap in English:


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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
British talk nineteen to the dozen
Scottish, Irish slabber on
informal jabber, blabber, yatter, jaw, gab, gas, chit-chat, yackety-yak
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


1‘her dog greeted her with excited yaps’

yelp, bark, woof

2‘will you kindly keep your yap shut for a minute?’

mouth, lips, jaws
maw, muzzle
informal trap, chops, kisser
British informal gob, cakehole, mush, laughing gear
North American informal puss, bazoo
Northern Irish informal bake