Not that bib,—that mewling piece, With th' milk still in her mouth!
It was the thought of ending my days as a drooling, mewling infant—or worse!
A low, mewling sound quavered from the man's lips, and he collapsed like an empty bag.
Hughie is not a mewling baby to be frightened, with a warning before him!
And what she felt when she heard the child's feeble cries, that mewling, that first effort of a human voice!
Alan danced around the cave, hand clamped between his thighs, mewling.
He was no child at his mother's knee, he was no mewling kitten—he was a Security Officer and this was subversion.
Just as he dealt the first stroke a low, mewling cry caused him to look up.
Something flopping on the rocks gave a mewling cry and somersaulted back into the water.
A mewling and puking infant under these conditions is a nuisance and must be brought up elsewhere.
"to cry feebly," c.1600, imitative. Related: Mewled; mewling.