Definition of waul in English:

waul

verb

[NO OBJECT]
  • Give a loud plaintive cry like that of a cat.

    howl, weep, cry, sob, moan, groan, keen, lament, yowl, blubber, snivel, whimper, whine, squall, bawl, shriek, scream, yelp, caterwaul
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Origin

Early 16th century: imitative.

Pronunciation

waul

/wôl//wɔl/