Wednesday, November 23, 2011

Weird Word Wednesday - Pule


Having children provides one with multiple opportunities to describe whining.  This is a new one for me that I will definitely use! S-)

Definition of PULE

intransitive verb

Examples of PULE

  1. <a distressed baby puling in its crib>

Origin of PULE

probably imitative
First Known Use: 1534

Related to PULE

Synonyms: bleat, mewl, whimper
Related Words: fuss, sniffle, snivel, snuffle, whine; bawl, blub [chiefly British], blubber, cry, sob, weep; peep, squeak; yelp; mumble, murmur

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