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Synonyms for bleat

Synonyms for bleat

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

Related Words

talk whiningly

cry plaintively

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The kid was still bleating as Meriem started rapidly in its direction, which she knew was straight toward a certain water hole which had once been famous as a rendezvous for lions.
Thus, then, did we wait in great fear of mind till morning came, but when the child of morning, rosy-fingered Dawn, appeared, the male sheep hurried out to feed, while the ewes remained bleating about the pens waiting to be milked, for their udders were full to bursting; but their master in spite of all his pain felt the backs of all the sheep as they stood upright, without being sharp enough to find out that the men were underneath their bellies.
But the clamour of the Trojan ranks was as that of many thousand ewes that stand waiting to be milked in the yards of some rich flockmaster, and bleat incessantly in answer to the bleating of their lambs; for they had not one speech nor language, but their tongues were diverse, and they came from many different places.
It is a firstling of the flock," said Abel-Phittim, "I know him by the bleating of his lips, and the innocent folding of his limbs.
The chairman was on his feet flapping both his hands and bleating excitedly.
Then when he saw the slanting sunlight lying on field and fallow, shining redly here and there on cot and farmhouse, and when he heard the sweet birds singing their vespers, and the sheep bleating upon the hillside, and beheld the swallows flying in the bright air, there came a great fullness to his heart so that all things blurred to his sight through salt tears, and he bowed his head lest the folk should think him unmanly when they saw the tears in his eyes.
regard to the part of her that is audible, bleating out of the field
Halpin was pretty generally deprecated as an intellectual black sheep who was likely at any moment to disgrace the flock by bleating in meter.
He had not gained the crown of the slope, when he heard a sudden scuffle behind him and a feeble voice bleating for help.
The air is filled with the bleating of calves and sheep, and the hustling of oxen, as if a pastoral valley were going by.
They ran off in all directions, bleating in the darkness, and he welcomed the first familiar sound he heard on these shores.
He looked down upon the frightened, bleating kid, advertising, in its fear and its innocence, its presence and its helplessness.
High on the rock stood a little Goat bleating and calling and beckoning to the Marionette to come to her.
The lowing heifer and the bleating ewe, in herds and flocks, may ramble safe and unregarded through the pastures.
The cattle, bald in patches where the new hair had not grown yet, lowed in the pastures; the bowlegged lambs frisked round their bleating mothers.