Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A loud drawn out scream and howl.
  • v. Present participle of wail.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The act of expressing sorrow, grief, or the like audibly; loud cries of sorrow; deep lamentation.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. vocally expressing grief or sorrow or resembling such expression
  • n. loud cries made while weeping

Etymologies

wail +‎ -ing (Wiktionary)

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