meaning of bleat

bleat meaning in General Dictionary

A plaintive cry of or that way of a sheep

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  • to help make the noise of or one like this of a sheep to cry like a sheep or calf
  • cry plaintively
  • talk whiningly
  • the noise of sheep or goats (or any sound resembling this)
  • to help make the sound of, or one that way of, a sheep; to weep like a sheep or calf.
  • A plaintive cry of, or like that of, a sheep.

bleat meaning in Etymology Dictionary

Old English bl

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  • c.1500, from bleat (v.).

bleat meaning in General Dictionary

(v. i.) To make the noise of, or one that way of, a sheep; to cry like a sheep or calf.

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  • (letter.) A plaintive weep of, or that way of, a sheep.

Sentence Examples with the word bleat

An agonizing bleat from the next stall indicated all was not well there.

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