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

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Other Words from baa

Verb

baa noun

Examples of baa in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web: Verb But getting the animals to calm down can be difficult when they are distracted by herdmates mooing or baaing in the distance. Dionne Searcey, New York Times, "With County Fairs Off, Children Show Their Cows and Sheep Virtually," 13 May 2020 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

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First Known Use of baa

Verb

circa 1586, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for baa

Verb

imitative

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“Baa.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/baa. Accessed 14 May. 2021.

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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

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