Thesaurus

caterwauled

verb
past tense of caterwaul

Synonyms & Antonyms of caterwauled

to express dissatisfaction, pain, or resentment usually tiresomely
  • like many kids during summer vacation, they were caterwauling about the lack of things to do

Synonyms for caterwauled

Words Related to caterwauled

Phrases Synonymous with caterwauled

Near Antonyms for caterwauled

Antonyms for caterwauled

See the Dictionary Definition 

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about caterwauled

Cite this Entry

“Caterwauled.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/caterwauled. Accessed 24 Jan. 2021.

Comments on caterwauled

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

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Slippery Words Quiz—Changing with the Times

  • ducreux self portrait yawning
  • What is an earlier meaning of nice?
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
Typeshift

Anagram puzzles meet word search.

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!