Synonyms of wail in English:

wail


See definition of wail

noun

1‘I heard a wail of anguish’

SYNONYMS

howl, bawl, yowl, keening

cry, cry of grief, cry of pain, lament, lamentation, sob, moan, groan

shriek, scream, yelp, bellow, roar, caterwaul

whine, complaint, whimper

rare ululation


verb

1‘the children immediately began to wail’

SYNONYMS

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

complain, grumble, carp, sorrow, beat one's breast

Scottish greet

rare ululate