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Yodel   /jˈoʊdəl/   Listen
Yodel

noun
1.
A songlike cry in which the voice fluctuates rapidly between the normal voice and falsetto.



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"Yodel" Quotes from Famous Books



... No one is up. For a brief hour or so there is peace. But presently Miss Larkspur—the jolly English girl who arrived last week—will throw open her casement window and call across the lawn, "Hullo everybody! What a ripping morning!" And young Poppleson will call back in a Swiss yodel from somewhere in the shrubbery, and Beverly-Jones will appear on the piazza with big towels round his neck and shout, "Who's coming for an early dip?" And so the day's fun and ...
— Frenzied Fiction • Stephen Leacock

... that anyone becoming thoroughly acidulated with this noble Beverage would put a Feather into his Granulated Lid and begin to Yodel. ...
— Ade's Fables • George Ade

... approaching the glade, though concealed from me for the moment by the winding of the path. Taking it for Saffren, as a matter of course (for we had arranged to meet at that time and place), I raised my voice in what I intended for a merry yodel of greeting. ...
— The Guest of Quesnay • Booth Tarkington



Words linked to "Yodel" :   yodeling, yodeller, warble, shout, cry, sing, outcry, vociferation, call, yell



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