[ myool ]
/ myul /
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verb (used without object)
to cry, as a baby, young child, or the like; whimper.
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Origin of mewl
First recorded in 1590–1600; imitative
OTHER WORDS FROM mewlmewler, noun
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How to use mewl in a sentence
Then I felt the spine snap and the dead thing mewled once, just air escaping from collapsing lungs, and slid limp from my thigh.The Door Through Space|Marion Zimmer Bradley
British Dictionary definitions for mewl
/ (mjuːl) /
(intr) (esp of a baby) to cry weakly; whimper (often in the phrase mewl and puke)
such a cry
Derived forms of mewlmewler, noun
Word Origin for mewl
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