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Synonyms for caterwaul

to quarrel noisily

Synonyms for caterwaul

the yowling sound made by a cat in heat

Related Words

utter shrieks, as of cats


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Instead she caterwauls like, well, a cat on a wall.
As two tall stage-side video monitors flashed jittery EKG-like images of shifting, popping jagged lines, Yorke's swooping vocals push their limits, running from a warm gentleness one second into weird caterwauls and anguished wailing the next.
A cat caterwauls a sexual brand of labor over a wall I never intend to pass.
I like the way food moves to music, and Factor's urbane reference to sag paneer, but according to my dictionary caterwaul means "to make the characteristic harsh cry of a rutting cat," so it's redundant to say that a cat "caterwauls a sexual brand of labor.
I mean, far be it from me to say that in my opinion she's over-rated, caterwauls the house down and is lucky she hasn't been dumped before.