Rosete was totally oblivious to the way on-screen fighting worked prior to studying with yip.
Lyricist E. Y. “yip” Harburg was as provocative as Hammerstein, though with a much less earnest, more whimsical sensibility.
That there existed in Oz—in the yip Country—a jeweled dishpan made of gold, which dishpan possessed marvelous powers of magic.
I'll bet my shirt that we don't hear a yip out of them before we touch 'em off.
Otherwise all six of them would go “yip, yip, yip,” at the top of their voices.
It'll take us about two minutes to clean you out, an' we'll do it, if you so much as yip again.
Staring into the bushes without a yip, she appeared to be bearing these slurs and innuendos of mine with an easy calm.
And yet not a yip out of him––not a cranky word to one of the gang all night.
He hasn't uttered a yip and it is now over two weeks ago that the thing happened.
He gets eloquent about the poor old132 Elis who had to stand around and watch the snake dance without lettin' out a yip.
1903, possibly from dialectal yip "to cheep like a bird" (early 19c.), from Middle English yippen (mid-15c.), of imitative origin.
[origin uncertain; perhaps coined because of the increasing currency of the Chinese term yin and yang, ''the female and male principles in nature,'' influenced by wang, ''penis''; perhaps fr Louisiana French yan-yan, ''ass'']