Definitions

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  • v. Present participle of bray.
  • n. An act or sound of braying.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Making a harsh noise; blaring.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The harsh crying of an ass.
  • n. Vocal or instrumental clamor; harsh utterance.

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Examples

  • The loud braying from the left that this is the most right-wing extremist administration of all time is just utter nonsense.

    Sadie Hawkins day on cable « BuzzMachine

  • 1 Thus Shakespeare uses the word braying of clamours of Hell; and Milton speaks of braying horrible discord.

    The Koran (Al-Qur'an)

  • If the sound of babies crying, cats mewling, and sheep braying is what turns your crank for hockey, then you’ll be pleased to know that this song is the second highest ranked on the site.

    Hockey Night In Canada Theme Song Contest Is Garbage « Unambiguously Ambidextrous

  • Having done the absolute bare minimum of research, Spencer Pratt seems to be The Hills' resident douchehole – the kind of braying, overprivileged, permanently sneering moron who wouldn't know a decent day's work if it smashed his stupid face to pulp with a concrete bollard.

    Olsen Twins Write Book That No Sensible Human Will Read

  • G. Arago p.s. should it be granted that everyone here knows their Zodiac sign? p.p.s. what, is Doug calling me a horse (i.e. 'braying')?

    Behe and Astrology

  • December 13th, 2006 at 3: 35 pm p.p.s. what, is Doug calling me a horse (i.e. 'braying')?

    Behe and Astrology

  • Also, in American and continental museums are to be seen many examples of seventeenth-century German, Dutch, and English bronze mortars and pestles used for "braying" coffee beans to make coffee powder.

    All About Coffee

  • Morton plays Martha at lower volume and in a more natural tone less "braying" than in other productions I have seen.

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  • Lindsay said with feeling, recalling the braying upper-class voice that had dominated every meeting of the JU Women’s Caucus that she’d ever attended.

    Conferences are Murder

  • Seeing my perplexed look, Mr. Alloux put his hands on his head and flapped them and emitted a kind of braying noise.

    On the Runway

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