Origin of bleat
OTHER WORDS FROM bleatbleater, nounbleat·ing·ly, adverboutbleat, verb (used with object)
Words nearby bleat
How to use bleat in a sentence
Lying on my back inside the narrow tube, I had swallowed my claustrophobia and let myself be enveloped in darkness and a cacophony of foghorn-like bleats.
The poor child didn't understand why Teacher Thomas should stare so at her, and she let out one long, unending bleat.The Soldier of the Valley|Nelson Lloyd
Let blue flames rise from the living sulphur and the sheep bleat loud as she feels the touch of the smoking sulphur.The Religion of Ancient Rome|Cyril Bailey
As one company passed, the measured bleat and squeal of the pipes faded and merged into a sound heralding the approach of another.The Relief of Mafeking|Filson Young
It was a half-bred Angora kid—the little animal whose bleat we had heard.
A shrill bleat came to our ears—came from the bush on the further side of the hole to us, but still a little way beyond it.