Synonyms of yap in English:


See definition of yap


1‘the dogs yapped about his heels’


yelp, bark, woof, bay

2‘the presenter was yapping away on the television’


chatter, prattle, prate, gibber, babble, blather, blether, blither, gabble, gossip, rattle, ramble, maunder

go on, run on, talk at length, talk incessantly, talk a lot

British talk nineteen to the dozen

Irish Scottish slabber on

informal jabber, blabber, yatter, jaw, gab, gas, chit-chat, yackety-yak

British informal rabbit, witter, waffle, natter, chunter, talk the hind legs off a donkey

North American informal run off at the mouth

NZ Australian informal mag

archaic twaddle, twattle, claver, clack


1‘her dog greeted her with excited yaps’


yelp, bark, woof

2‘will you kindly keep your yap shut for a minute?’


mouth, lips, jaws

maw, muzzle

trap, chops, kisser

British gob, cakehole, mush, laughing gear

puss, bazoo

Northern Irish bake