\ ˈpyül How to pronounce pule (audio) \
puled; puling

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Examples of pule in a Sentence

a distressed baby puling in its crib
Recent Examples on the Web The doctrine of hatred must be preached as the counteraction of the doctrine of love when that pules and whines. Lauren Groff, Harper's magazine, "Waiting for the End of the World," 1 Mar. 2020

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First Known Use of pule

14th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for pule

probably imitative

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“Pule.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pule. Accessed 8 Mar. 2021.

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