Definition of 'bray'
Example sentences containing 'bray'
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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 braying of donkeys echoes along the narrow gorge in the dawn. THE ZANZIBAR CHEST: A Memoir of Love and War (2003)It took me a few seconds to realise that it was a donkey braying. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The only sounds are made by birds, surf and braying donkeys. 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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