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A siren, especially that of a police car. The cops gave the loiterers a quick blast of the yelper to get them to scatter. We make a run for it once we heard the yelpers coming our way.
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n. the whooping (electronic) siren on emergency vehicles. The black and white rounded the corner, yelper blasting.
McGraw-Hill's Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.