[ bih-weep ]
/ bɪˈwip /

verb (used with object), be·wept, be·weep·ing. Archaic.

to weep over (something): to beweep one's foolish mistakes.


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Origin of beweep

before 1000; Middle English bewepen, Old English bewēpan. See be-, weep1 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020