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yelper (plural yelpers)
- One who yelps.
2009 July 21, Nate Chinen, “Vocals That Deliver a Jolt, as ‘Ooh’ Morphs Into ‘Eh’”, New York Times:
- Mr. Longstreth, who can be a bit of a yelper, sang sweetly, perhaps in search of contrast.
- (UK, dialect) The avocet (so-called from its sharp, shrill cry).
- (US, dialect) A bird, the tattler.