Definition of yolp in US English:

yolp

verb

Irish English, English Regional
rare
  • with object And without object. To swallow greedily, hastily, or in large mouthfuls; to gulp.

exclamation

  • Representing a harsh, high-pitched bark or cry characteristic of dogs and some other animals. Also as noun: a cry of this sort; a yelp.

Origin

Late 16th century; earliest use found in Edward Hake (fl. 1564–1604), lawyer and satirist. Imitative of the sound of swallowing<br>late 16th century; earliest use found in Richard Stanyhurst (1547–1618), literary scholar and translator. Imitative.

Pronunciation

yolp

/jɒlp/