Definition of peent in US English:

peent

noun

North American
  • A nasal piping sound made by the American woodcock, Scolopax minor, before or after a flight. Also as interjection, representing this sound.

verb

North American
  • no object Of the American woodcock, Scolopax minor: to emit its characteristic cry. Also with object with the sound as object.

Origin

Late 19th century. Imitative. Compare peek and peep<br>1970s. From peent. Compare earlier peenting.

Pronunciation

peent

/piːnt/