yelp [jelp] n
[: Old English; Origin: gielpan]
a short sharp high cry which a person or an animal makes because they are excited, in pain, surprised etc
give/let out a yelp of pain/dismay/surprise etc
The water was hotter than she had expected, and she gave an involuntary yelp.
>yelp v [I]
The dog ran up and down, yelping.

Dictionary of contemporary English. 2013.

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, , (as a dog)

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