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to cry or whimper as an infant or young child: the infant, mewling and puking in the nurse’s arms
Not to be confused with:
mule – the offspring of a female horse and a male donkey; a stubborn person; a lounging slipper
intr.v. mewled, mewl·ing, mewls
To cry weakly; whimper.
[Perhaps of imitative origin.]
(intr) (esp of a baby) to cry weakly; whimper (often in the phrase mewl and puke)
such a cry
to cry, as a baby, young child, or the like; whimper.
Past participle: mewled
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|Verb||1.||mewl - cry weakly or softly; "she wailed with pain"|