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bleat in Animals topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishbleatbleat /bliːt/ verb πŸ”Š πŸ”Š 1 HBAC[intransitive] to make the sound that a sheep or goat makes2 [intransitive, transitive] informalCOMPLAIN to complain in a silly or annoying way πŸ”Š β€˜But I’ve only just got here, ’ bleated Simon. β€”bleat noun [countable]β†’ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
bleatβ€’ They skipped about my feet, a flock of lambs bleating around a daft young heifer.β€’ While he watched it half an hour passed; beggars had gathered and were bleating around his knees.β€’ The fog-horn, its sound now muffled by the houses, continued to bleat at regular intervals.β€’ Mr. Lorrimer's voice, frail and querulous, was bleating at the other end.β€’ When federalists bleat on about how interdependent the world is, one wonders what world they live in.