What does bleat mean?

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Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word bleat.

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"


  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

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Bleat

    blēt, v.i. to cry as a sheep.—n. the cry of a sheep, any similar cry, even of the human voice.—n. Bleat′ing, the cry of a sheep. [A.S. blǽtan; L. balāre, Gr. blēchē, a bleating; root bla-; formed from the sound.]

Anagrams for bleat »

  1. blate

  2. ablet

  3. table


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of bleat in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of bleat in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Malayan Proverb:

    Trumpet in a herd of elephants crow in the company of cocks bleat in a flock of goats.

  2. Malayan Proverb:

    Trumpet in a herd of elephants; crow in the company of cocks; bleat in a flock of goats.

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