Definition of yawp:
howl, stew, squeak, call, screak, brood, yap, yammer, clamor, yip, halloo, grizzle, snivel, yelp, screech, wrawl, whoop, bluster, vociferate, skreak, roar, bellow, cry, shout, sounds, whine, bawl, creak, holler, yell, yowl, squeal.
If they are asleep, the parents compel me to walk on tip- toe and speak in whispers at long range; the instant they awake and begin to yawp, I am ushered into the presence, or vice versa, and the whole world grows very small and congested and is carried about in swaddling clothes.- "A Fool and His Money", George Barr McCutcheon.
- "The Heart of Canyon Pass", Thomas K. Holmes.
- "The Magnetic North", Elizabeth Robins (C. E. Raimond).