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Definition of wail noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    wail

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    NAmE//weɪl//
     
     
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  1. 1a long, loud, high cry expressing pain or sadness; a sound similar to this synonym moan
  2. 2 a wail of despair the distant wail of sirens The baby let out a high-pitched wail.
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