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See definition of bleated on Dictionary.com
  • as insqueal
  • as inwhimper
  • as incry

synonyms for bleated

  • howl
  • peep
  • rasp
  • screech
  • shriek
  • squawk
  • wail
  • yelp
  • bleat
  • cheep
  • creak
  • grate
  • scream
  • shout
  • shrill
  • yip
  • yowl
  • scream bloody murder
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How to use bleated in a sentence

Men shouted, women screamed, cattle bellowed, and sheep bleated; while a shot or so told that something warlike was afoot.
THE CRADLE OF MANKINDW.A. WIGRAM
Bullfrogs bellowed, tree-frogs bleated like lost lambs, crickets shrilled, and owls hooted.
MOTOR MATT'S DARING, OR, TRUE TO HIS FRIENDSSTANLEY R. MATTHEWS
Then the old one bleated, and went on her way with an easy mind.
GRIMMS' FAIRY TALESTHE BROTHERS GRIMM
"Here is wishing you and your family a safe and happy journey," bleated the leader of the Angora flock.
BILLY WHISKERS' ADVENTURESFRANCES TREGO MONTGOMERY
When Brownhead missed her lamb she came up every night to Grettir's hut and bleated so that he never could get any sleep.
GRETTIR THE STRONGUNKNOWN
They bleated piteously the first evening, probably distressed at leaving their native country.
TRANS-HIMALAYA, VOL. 2 (OF 2)SVEN HEDIN
The dogs received them obstreperously, and the kid from its corner bleated faintly.
THE MASTER-KNOT OF HUMAN FATEELLIS MEREDITH
He bleated—a tiny, pin-pointed bleat—and his mother turned to answer encouragingly.
TALES OF FISHESZANE GREY
At one moment I came upon some sheep and lambs that were sheltering under a hedge, and they bleated in the silence of the night.
THE WOMAN THOU GAVEST MEHALL CAINE
He went into the water and called them by name, but they came to the bank and bleated, and were too afraid to follow.
MOODY'S STORIESDWIGHT LYMAN MOODY
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