[ pyool ]
/ pyul /
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verb (used without object), puled, pul·ing.
to cry in a thin voice; whine; whimper.
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Origin of pule
First recorded in 1525–35; perhaps imitative
OTHER WORDS FROM pulepuler, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for pule
/ (pjuːl) /
(intr) to cry plaintively; whimper
Derived forms of pulepuler, noun
Word Origin for pule
C16: perhaps of imitative origin
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