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Synonyms for bleat

Collins Thesaurus of the English Language – Complete and Unabridged 2nd Edition. 2002 © HarperCollins Publishers 1995, 2002

Synonyms for bleat

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

Related Words

talk whiningly

cry plaintively

Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.
References in classic literature ?
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.
Lamb and ewe bleating behaviour may be used as an indication of the strength of the ewe-lamb bond [12,13].
Would you be bleating on if it was just a normal vote?
Every morning, from the window of one of the two bedrooms facing the rear, we could see a carabao grazing in the land behind our house, and some meters away to the right, a tethered goat would be bleating now and then.
Summary: The goats began bleating after seeing their owner standing a little distance away
A doe was brought with complaint of anorexia, bleating, head pressing against the wall and circling movement since last 1 month.
Then, as usual, we have had the letters to the ECHO from the likes of PETA (People for Ethical Treatment of Animals) and other animal rights protesters writing in with their bleating and moaning about the race and meeting.
DAVID Cameron says his opponents should stop bleating on about austerity.
The lever manipulates the size of the call's sound chamber, so a hunter can shift from the deep call of a mature buck to the high-pitched sound of a bleating fawn with just a simple flick of the lever.
BLEATING Huhne All of them paid and trusted to serve us, who arrogantly laughed at any form of accountability as they filled their boots.
I SEE the silly season has started again, with Welsh language activists bleating for more money.
Brian Cooke, former chairman of the watchdog London TravelWatch, said Branson should stop "bleating" about losing the contract.
When is Wales going to be allowed to look to the future, rather than bleating about the past which none of your correspondents has done anything to change?
As EastEnders star Jessie Wallace tries to get over the trauma of having to cancel her wedding, her ex-fianc Vince Morse has been bleating about how upset he is.