Pronunciation: (blēt), [key]
to utter the cry of a sheep, goat, or calf or a sound resembling such a cry.
1. to give forth with or as if with a bleat: He bleated his objections in a helpless rage.
2. to babble; prate.
1. the cry of a sheep, goat, or calf.
2. any similar sound: the bleat of distant horns.
3. foolish, complaining talk; babble: I listened to their inane bleat all evening.
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