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

synonyms for bleating

  • 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 bleating in a sentence

A flock of weary sheep pattered along the road, barnward bound, heavy eyed and bleating softly.
THE SOLDIER OF THE VALLEYNELSON LLOYD
Could the bleating of the sheep swing in sweeter to the music of the valley as she is rocked to sleep?
THE SOLDIER OF THE VALLEYNELSON LLOYD
He found the calf still by its side, bleating and walking round uneasily.
THE CHILDREN OF THE NEW FORESTCAPTAIN MARRYAT
Still he waited, listening, listening, until there were only the voices of the forest and the bleating of the sheep in the corral.
THE SHEPHERD OF THE HILLSHAROLD BELL WRIGHT
"Can't tell the cry of a cow fur seal from the bleating of an old sheep," was the reply.
THE BOY WITH THE U. S. FISHERIESFRANCIS ROLT-WHEELER
I do when nothing matters; but that horrible line in the paper did matter most awfully, and I couldn't stick their bleating.
SINISTER STREET, VOL. 1COMPTON MACKENZIE
A sudden commotion among the sheep, terrified bleating, quick scurrying of feet, shook Mackenzie out of his reflections.
THE FLOCKMASTER OF POISON CREEKGEORGE W. OGDEN
The sheep were bleating, and a soft baa of little lambs came sweetly to Helen's ears.
THE MAN OF THE FORESTZANE GREY
Oxen were lowing, sheep bleating, as they stood in droves herded together for sacrifice.
SARCHEDONG. J. (GEORGE JOHN) WHYTE-MELVILLE
The lambs were bleating frantically, and as they approached the premises they discovered that most of the sheep were outside.
RED HUNTERS AND THE ANIMAL PEOPLECHARLES A. EASTMAN
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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