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bleat

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of bleat

  1. an expression of dissatisfaction, pain, or resentment a very patient, understanding person who accepts life's inconveniences without a bleat Synonyms of bleat beef, bitch, complaint, carp, fuss, grievance, gripe, grouch, grouse, grumble, holler, kvetch, lament, miserere, moan, murmur, plaint, squawk, wail, whimper, whine, whinge [British], yammerWords Related to bleat challenge, demur, expostulation, kick, niggle [chiefly British], objection, protest, quibble, remonstrance, stinkNear Antonyms of bleat commendation, compliment, plaudit; acclaim, applause, praise; approval, endorsement (also indorsement), sanction


bleat

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of bleat

  1. 1 to express dissatisfaction, pain, or resentment usually tiresomely as far as the slumlord was concerned, the unhappy tenants were just bleating about nothing Synonyms of bleat beef, bellyache, bitch, complain, carp, caterwaul, crab, croak, fuss, gripe, grizzle, grouch, grouse, growl, grumble, grump, holler, inveigh, keen, kick, kvetch, maunder [chiefly British], moan, murmur, mutter, nag, repine, scream, squawk, squeal, wail, whimper, whine, whinge [British], yammer, yawp (or yaup), yowlWords Related to bleat object (to), protest, quarrel (with); cavil, quibble; fret, stew, worry; blubber, cry, sob; bemoan, bewail, deplore, lamentNear Antonyms of bleat accept, bear, countenance, endure, take, tolerate; applaud, cheer, commendAntonyms of bleat crow, delight, rejoice

  2. 2 to utter feeble plaintive cries the baby bleated softly as he woke up, then smiled Synonyms of bleat whimper, mewl, puleWords Related to bleat fuss, sniffle, snivel, snuffle, whine; bawl, blub [chiefly British], blubber, cry, sob, weep; peep, squeak; yelp; mumble, murmur, mutter; groan, moan, sighNear Antonyms of bleat scream, screech, shriek, squeal; howl, squall, wail, yowl; call, caterwaul, squawk; bellow, roar



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