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Yodel

Yodel appears in the following palindrome (phrase that reads the same backward as forward):

  • But no cabarets yodel: "Can a madness send a manacled oyster a bacon tub?"
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Video footage: 1940s: Western band sings about shy Anne from Cheyenne and yodel in this 1940s soundie musical.
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Definition of the noun yodel

What does yodel mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: yodels

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

Alternative definition of the noun yodel

noun

  1. Such a song.

Definition of the verb yodel

What does yodel mean as a doing word?

verb - inflections: yodelled, yodelling

  1. sing by changing register; sing by yodeling
    • examples: The Austrians were yodeling in the mountains | The birds yodel in the woods
    • syntax:
      Syntactic formulaExample for the syntactic formula
      [Agent - being or organization] [Verb]Susan whispered
      [Agent - being or organization] [Verb] [Topic]Ellen told a story | Heather cabled the news | Heather cabled, 'Come immediately.' | Susan whispered the news/a few words
      [Agent - being or organization] [Verb] [Topic] at / to / towards / for [Recipient]Susan whispered the news/a few words to/at Rachel
      [Agent - being or organization] [Verb] [Topic, arbitrary control with infinitive]Heather cabled to come | Heather cabled when to send the package | Susan whispered to come
      [Agent - being or organization] [Verb] [Topic, that-complement clause]Ellen warned that the party would be tonight | Heather cabled that the party would be tonight | Heather cabled to come | Heather cabled when to send the package | Susan complained that the party would be tonight | Susan whispered that the party would be tonight
      [Agent - being or organization] [Verb] [Topic, wh-infinitive clause]Ellen warned how to avoid the crowd | Susan whispered how to avoid the crowd
      [Agent - being or organization] [Verb] about [Topic]Susan whispered about the party
      [Agent - being or organization] [Verb] for [Recipient] [Topic, object control with infinitive]Susan whispered for me to come
      [Agent - being or organization] [Verb] at / to / towards / for [Recipient]Susan whispered to/at Rachel
      [Agent - being or organization] [Verb] at / to / towards / for [Recipient] [Topic]Susan whispered to Rachel, 'Leave the room.'
      [Agent - being or organization] [Verb] at / to / towards / for [Recipient] [Topic, object control with infinitive]Susan whispered to Rachel to come
      [Agent - being or organization] [Verb] at / to / towards / for [Recipient] [Topic, that-complement clause]Susan whispered to Rachel that the party would be tonight
      [Agent - being or organization] [Verb] at / to / towards / for [Recipient] [Topic, wh-infinitive clause]Susan whispered to Rachel how to avoid the crowd

      Verbs of Communication (with the same syntax): babble, bark, bawl, bellow, blare, bleat, bluster, boom, bray, burble, cackle, call, carol, chant, chatter, chirp, cluck, coo, croak, croon, crow, cry, drawl, drone, gabble, gibber, groan, growl, grumble, grunt, gurgle, hiss, holler, hoot, howl, hum, jabber, lilt, lisp, moan, mumble, murmur, mutter, natter, prattle, purr, quaver, rage, rant, rasp, roar, rumble, scream, screech, shout, shriek, simper, sing, snap, snarl, snuffle, splutter, squall, squawk, squeak, squeal, stammer, stemmer, stutter, thunder, trill, trumpet, twitter, vociferate, wail, warble, wheeze, whimper, whine, whisper, whistle, whoop, yammer, yap, yell, yelp.

    • lexical domain: Communication - verbs of telling, asking, ordering, singing
    • synonyms of yodel: descant / warble
    • more generic word: sing = produce tones with the voice

Alternative definition of the verb yodel

verb

  1. [transitive, and, intransitive] To sing (a song) in such a way that the voice fluctuates rapidly between the normal chest voice and falsetto.

Business

Yodel is a parcel delivery company in the United Kingdom. It was formed by the 2010 acquisition of the UK domestic business of DHL by Home Delivery Network. The combined business had been known as HDNL was rebranded as Yodel in May 2010.

  • also known as Yodel Delivery Network Limited

Character

Yodel is a fictional character from the 2002 film Snow Dog.

Music

"Yodel" is a composition.

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Yodel

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Google previewShakin' All Over (2013)

Popular Music and Disability by George McKay

Because it moves between two registers, the yodel is a binary form, and its non- legato delivery distances it from the classical world. “Its binary nature gives it es- pecial interest,” writes Wise. We can also glimpse here in the jerk, snap, break,.

Google previewPoints of View (2000)

by A. W. Moore

Being able to yodel is a kind of knowledge. That is, someone who is incapable of yodelling is eo ipso someone who does not know something. But the "something" is not a fact. It is how to pull off certain feats. In other words the knowledge is a ...

Google previewAnnual Review of Information Science and Technology (2005)

by Information Today Inc

yodel is a kind of (to) sing" and ...

Google previewMini Music Guides: Dictionary of Music (2013)

All the Essential Terms, Composers, and Theory in an Easy-to-Follow Format! by L. C. Harnsberger

yodel. wire brush: See brushes. WoO: Abbreviation for “Werk ohne Opuszahl” which means work without opus number. wood blocks: See temple blocks. woodwind family: The family of wind instruments that includes recorder, flute, oboe, ...

Google previewDictionary skills (1999)

yodel. carnivore ...

Google previewThe Harvard Dictionary of Music (2003)

by Don Michael Randel

Yodel [Ger. Jodef]. A style of folk singing, to a succession of vowels, characterized by rapid shifts between full voice and *falsetto combined with rapid alternation between two pitches or the arpeggiation of several. A passage in this style ...

Google previewThe rhymers' lexicon (1971)

by Andrew Loring, George Saintsbury

coda pagoda >5~ 7Ã7 soda trinoda internodal modal nodal trinodal yodel boded corroded eroded exploded foreboded goaded loaded overloaded unloaded woaded yodel ...

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Yodel Meaning

Video shows what yodel means. To sing (a song) in such a way that the voice fluctuates rapidly between the normal chest voice and falsetto.. Yodel Meaning.

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Quotes about Yodel

I learned to yodel pretty well. It took me a few months, but I eventually perfected it. (Johnny Weissmuller)
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Scrabble value of Y4O1D2E1L1

The value of this 5-letter word is 9 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

Anagrams of YODEL

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