from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- v. Present participle of bleat. The crying of a little lamb.
- n. A noise that bleats; inane or plaintive chatter.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Crying as a sheep does.
- n. The cry of, or as of, a sheep.
Sorry, no etymologies found.
Except for the cool westerly breeze, the sporadic honks of cars and the distant effeminate voice of Hani Shaker bleating from a distant cassette player, the night was quite and relaxing.
This is why despite the usual Weimarish bleating from the Lib Dems Northern Rock will not be nationalised.
The thing that has annoyed me most this week is the bleating from the eternal flames.
Whatever else could or could not have been done, as late as the end of March this year, I was writing that: "The one thing of which you can be sure - despite the bleating from the EU and its pretensions of being a 'world power', it will do precisely nothing."
So, in all of the bleating from the right, how many have actually criticized the factual observations of these generals?
So your phony “feel sorry for me” bleating is illogical.
We can continue as we are, bleating from the sidelines in the hope that the media will somehow take pity on us and espouse our cause, thereby condemning ourselves to the continued failure to which we have become accustomed.
When the animals had assembled in the big barn, Snowball stood up and, though occasionally interrupted by bleating from the sheep, set forth his reasons for advocating the building of the windmill.
[Page 28] bleating is no more heard amongst the hills.
So far, most of the attention is on music files because of the constant whining and bleating from the corporate music sector which sees the rip-off profits it was making before the Net came along slipping through its fingers as former customers discover the diversity that’s online.