how to pronounce yelp


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the above transcription of yelp is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association; you can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

yelp is pronounced in one syllable

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An example use of yelp in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… sternly worded Yelp reviews not quite on …”

meanings of yelp


  1. An abrupt, high-pitched noise or utterance.
  2. A type of emergency vehicle siren sounding quicker and more intense than the wail.


  1. To utter an abrupt, high-pitched noise.

yelp frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word yelp occurs in english on average 3 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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