Definition of 'bray'
Example sentences containing 'bray'
What was that braying wall of sound?Times, Sunday Times (2016)
She made the sound of donkeys braying.Between Worlds: A Reader, Rhetoric and Handbook (1995)
You also have a laugh like a braying donkey.The Sun (2010) THE ZANZIBAR CHEST: A Memoir of Love and War (2003) Times, Sunday Times (2009) The Sun (2009) Times, Sunday Times (2007) Times, Sunday Times (2009)
She visibly shrank in the face of a barrage of baritone braying, her voice faltering and fading as she gamely struggled on.Times, Sunday Times (2009)
At the moment they cause him to breathe in loudly and make a noise like a donkey braying - and he also pulls on his eyelids.The Sun (2013)
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