wheeple

verb
whee·​ple | \ ˈ(h)wēpəl \
-ed/-ing/-s

Definition of wheeple

intransitive verb

dialectal, British : to utter a prolonged whistle or shrill cry a curlew wheeples

transitive verb

dialectal, British : to give forth (a shrill cry or whistle) : whistle he sometimes wheepled a tune of his own making— G. D. Brown

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“Wheeple.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/wheeple. Accessed 23 Jul. 2021.

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