Definitions for ululateˈʌl yəˌleɪt, ˈyul-

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

ul•u•lateˈʌl yəˌleɪt, ˈyul-(v.i.)-lat•ed, -lat•ing.

  1. to howl, hoot, or wail.

    Category: Animal Behavior

  2. to lament loudly and shrilly.

Origin of ululate:

1615–25; < L ululātus, ptp. of ululāre to howl, shriek, of imit. orig.


Princeton's WordNet

  1. howl, ululate, wail, roar, yawl, yaup(verb)

    emit long loud cries

    "wail in self-pity"; "howl with sorrow"


  1. ululate(Verb)

    to howl loudly or prolongedly in lamentation or joy

  2. ululate(Verb)

    to produce a rapid and prolonged series of sharp noises with one's voice.

  3. Origin: ululare, of imitative origin.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Ululate(verb)

    to howl, as a dog or a wolf; to wail; as, ululating jackals


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