Associations to the word «Yap»

Wiktionary

YAP, noun. The high-pitched bark of a small dog.
YAP, noun. An informal talk.
YAP, noun. The mouth, which produces speech.
YAP, noun. (Geordie) A badly behaved child, a brat.
YAP, verb. (intransitive) Of a small dog, to bark.
YAP, verb. (intransitive) (slang) To talk, especially excessively.
YAP, proper noun. An atoll in the Caroline Islands of western Micronesia.

Dictionary definition

YAP, noun. Informal terms for the mouth.
YAP, verb. Bark in a high-pitched tone; "the puppies yelped".

Wise words

Words are always getting conventionalized to some secondary meaning. It is one of the works of poetry to take the truants in custody and bring them back to their right senses.
William Butler Yeats