Synonyms of wail


1. lament, lamentation, plaint, wail, complaint

usage: a cry of sorrow and grief; "their pitiful laments could be heard throughout the ward"


1. howl, ululate, wail, roar, yawl, yaup, shout, shout out, cry, call, yell, scream, holler, hollo, squall

usage: emit long loud cries; "wail in self-pity"; "howl with sorrow"

2. wail, whimper, mewl, pule, cry, weep

usage: cry weakly or softly; "she wailed with pain"

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Definition and meaning of wail (Dictionary)