Definitions for ululateˈʌl yəˌleɪt, ˈyul-
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ul•u•lateˈʌl yəˌleɪt, ˈyul-(v.i.)-lat•ed, -lat•ing.
to howl, hoot, or wail.
Category: Animal Behavior
to lament loudly and shrilly.
Origin of ululate:
1615–25; < L ululātus, ptp. of ululāre to howl, shriek, of imit. orig.
howl, ululate, wail, roar, yawl, yaup(verb)
emit long loud cries
"wail in self-pity"; "howl with sorrow"
to howl loudly or prolongedly in lamentation or joy
to produce a rapid and prolonged series of sharp noises with one's voice.
Origin: ululare, of imitative origin.
to howl, as a dog or a wolf; to wail; as, ululating jackals