To give a sharp, high-pitched bark or cry, typically as an expression of excitement or fear.
Imitative of a dog's bark.
- The dog yipped excitedly as its owner walked in the door.
- The puppy yipped as it chased after its tail.
- He yipped in surprise as the spider crawled out of the sink.
- The fox yipped as it caught the scent of prey.
- The coyote yipped in the distance, signaling to its pack.