Definition Of wail

verb

a prolonged high-pitched cry of pain, grief, or anger.

Christopher let out a wail

give a cry of pain, grief, or anger.

Tina ran off wailing

Example Of wail

  • A peacock's sharp wail pierced the music.

  • Another wail of agony came from the closed room.

  • But when the blizzards wail the Arctic fox curls its tail over its frosty nose and sleeps in the snows.

  • But, in general, the wail of jazz trumpets and the melancholy echoes of domestic chaos remind you that Elysian Fields resounds with desperation.

  • Christopher let out a wail


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