Cry and Yelp


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Cry noun – A loud vocal expression of strong emotion.
Usage example: a cry of despair arose when the smoke of the bomb blast cleared

Yelp is a synonym for cry in shout topic. In some cases you can use "Yelp" instead the word "Cry" as a verb or a noun, when it comes to topics like howl, bluster, yell, yowl.
Nearby Words: crying, cried
Synonyms for Cry


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Yelp verb – To cry out loudly and emotionally.
Usage example: yelped with surprise when everything fell off the closet shelf and onto his head

Cry is a synonym for yelp in sound topic. You can use "Cry" instead the word "Yelp" as a noun or a verb, if it concerns topics such as blast, bluster, yell, cry out.
Nearby Words: yelped, yelping
Synonyms for Yelp

How words are described

brief brief cry brief yelp
loud loud cry loud yelp
small small cry small yelp
big big cry big yelp
Other adjectives: little, cute, final, last, agonized.

Common collocations

bit cry bit yelp bit
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Yelp and Cry. (2016). Retrieved 2021, October 23, from
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