to talk to someone, even though they don't seem to be listening
2) to go on lecturing someone about something, not knowing they don't give a shit about what you say or your advice.( usually takes place in classrooms or in a lecture)
adam wasn't even listening, so all i did was yap away the whole.
2) the dam kids weren't even listening to me when i said fighting is a waste of time and that love is stronger than hate.