Definition of 'bleat'
Example sentences containing 'bleat'
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It is so rural that from the platform you can hear the bleating of sheep. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Pay no attention to the bleating of those goats. Christianity Today (2000)Today the still air held the bleating of sheep and the cries of hundreds of thousands of seabirds. Times, Sunday Times (2009)In this whole field of sheep it would bleat and come flying towards Lilly. The Sun (2016)So much for greedy owners always bleating about lack of prize-money! The Sun (2015)No bitter outbursts, no bleating about ageism. The Sun (2010)How long b4 they bleat about human rights & we have to take them? The Sun (2009)He needs to lead by example and stop bleating about the big, bad media. The Sun (2016)Governments behave more like tethered goats, bleating reassurance with their eyes tight shut. Times, Sunday Times (2012)As the officer opened his mouth I suddenly heard a sheep bleating behind me. CELEBRATING SECOMBE: A Tribute to Sir Harry Secombe (2002)What right did I have to bleat about my feelings? The Sun (2013)YOU can't bleat a pygmy goat. The Sun (2015)The men haggle, the sheep bleat, the goats complain and the hungry calves groan. Times, Sunday Times (2008)By Town Farm sheep came bleating across a field. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Still, there's no point in bleating about that. The Sun (2012)At one point, the entire cast put on white woolly jumpers and bleat like sheep, chewing grass. Times, Sunday Times (2015)They were just great camping trips in beautiful Yorkshire countryside, waking up to the bleating of sheep and doves cooing. Times, Sunday Times (2016)All we hear is the wind and birdsong, sheep bleating and the sea when the wind's in the right direction. Times, Sunday Times (2010)I wish people would stop bleating on about the return of the mildly entertaining Inspector Montalbano. Times, Sunday Times (2012)
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Used Rarely. bleat is in the lower 50% of commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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