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Meaning of “wail” - Learner’s Dictionary

wail

verb     /weɪl/
PERSON
[I, T] to cry loudly because you are very unhappy: "I've lost my mummy," she wailed.Sounds made by humans with their mouths
DANGER
[I] If a siren (= loud noise to warn of danger) wails, it makes a noise: Somewhere in the distance a police siren was wailing.Sounds made by objects, movement or impact
wail noun [C]
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