yap at

yap at someone

 
1. . Lit. [for a small dog] to bark at someone or something. The dog yapped at the cat in great frustration. I am tired of that dog yapping at me all the time!
2. Fig. [for someone] to scold or bark at someone shrilly. Don't yap at me. I didn't do it. Bob yapped at Bill for something he didn't do.
See also: yap

yap at

v. Slang
1. To bark sharply or shrilly at someone or something: The sheepdog yapped at the stray sheep.
2. To make a sharp, often hostile or scolding remark to someone: The batter yapped at the pitcher after he was hit by a pitch.
See also: yap
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Only a handful of people, mostly family members and relatives, attended the funeral of Raul Yap at the public cemetery here on Monday afternoon.
Only a handful of people - mostly family members and relatives - attended the funeral of Raul Yap at the public cemetery here on Monday afternoon.
He said agents were staking out for Yap at his apartment around 10 p.