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yap | yak | yack

Meaning: to talk for too long and not say anything important or interesting

For example:

  • My mother-in-law had been yapping on the phone for ages and I couldn't get her to stop!

  • Doesn't Don know when he's boring people by yacking on about nothing?

Quick Quiz:

Someone who yaps a lot, or yaks a lot, will probably have
  1. a big telephone bill
  2. a large medical bill
  3. a huge electricity bill

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