mewling


mewling

verb (used without object)

  1. to cry, as a baby, young child, or the like; whimper.

verb

  1. (intr) (esp of a baby) to cry weakly; whimper (often in the phrase mewl and puke)

noun

  1. such a cry

v.“to cry feebly,” c.1600, imitative. Related: Mewled; mewling.

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