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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

bleatblit(v.i.)

  1. to utter the cry of a sheep or goat, or a sound resembling such a cry.

    Category: Animal Behavior

  2. to talk in a whining, complaining tone.

    Category: Common Vocabulary

  3. to babble; prate.

  4. (v.t.)to utter with or as if with a bleat.

  5. (n.)the cry of a sheep or goat.

    Category: Animal Behavior

  6. any similar sound:

    the bleat of distant horns.

  7. foolish or complaining talk; babble.

Origin of bleat:

bef. 1000; ME bleten, OE blǣtan

bleat′ing•ly(adv.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. bleat(verb)

    the sound of sheep or goats (or any sound resembling this)

  2. bleat(verb)

    talk whiningly

  3. bleat, blate, blat, baa(verb)

    cry plaintively

    "The lambs were bleating"

Wiktionary

  1. bleat(Noun)

    The characteristic cry of a sheep or a goat.

  2. bleat(Verb)

    Of a sheep or goat, to make its characteristic cry.

  3. bleat(Verb)

    Of a person, to complain.

    The last thing we need is to hear them bleating to us about organizational problems.

  4. Origin: Germanic, whence also Old High German bloz, Old Norse blautr. More at blouse.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Bleat(verb)

    to make the noise of, or one like that of, a sheep; to cry like a sheep or calf

  2. Bleat(noun)

    a plaintive cry of, or like that of, a sheep


Translations for bleat

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

bleat(verb)

to make the noise of a sheep, lamb or goat

The lamb bleated for its mother.

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