baa

verb
\ ˈba How to pronounce baa (audio) , ˈbä How to pronounce baa (audio) \
baaed; baaing

Definition of baa

 (Entry 1 of 2)

intransitive verb

: to make the bleat of a sheep

Definition of BAA (Entry 2 of 2)

bachelor of applied arts

Keep scrolling for more

Other Words from baa

Verb

baa noun

Examples of baa in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web: Verb

The two baaing brothers reside in a pen meant to resemble The Marble House Mansion and have their own caretaker. Michaela Bechler, Vogue, "17 Hotels Around the World With Pets in Residence," 25 July 2018

These example sentences are selected automatically from various online news sources to reflect current usage of the word 'baa.' Views expressed in the examples do not represent the opinion of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback.

First Known Use of baa

Verb

circa 1586, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for baa

Verb

imitative

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about baa

Dictionary Entries near baa

b'hoy

BA

Ba

baa

BAA

BAAE

baal

Statistics for baa

Look-up Popularity

Time Traveler for baa

The first known use of baa was circa 1586

See more words from the same year

Keep scrolling for more

More Definitions for baa

baa

noun
\ ˈba How to pronounce baa (audio) , ˈbä\

Kids Definition of baa

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: the cry of a sheep

baa

verb
baaed; baaing

Kids Definition of baa (Entry 2 of 2)

: to make the cry of a sheep

More from Merriam-Webster on baa

Rhyming Dictionary: Words that rhyme with baa

Comments on baa

What made you want to look up baa? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

to form ideas or theories about something

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Farm Idioms Quiz

  • cow coming home
  • What does 'poke' refer to in the expression 'pig in a poke'?
Name That Thing

Test your visual vocabulary with our 10-question challenge!

TAKE THE QUIZ
Word Winder's CrossWinder

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!