from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- intransitive v. To howl, wail, or lament loudly.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- v. to howl loudly or prolongedly in lamentation or joy
- v. to produce a rapid and prolonged series of sharp noises with one's voice.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- intransitive v. To howl, as a dog or a wolf; to wail.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To howl, as a dog or a wolf. To hoot or screech, as an owl.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. emit long loud cries
And then she started to ululate, which is what they do.
In some cultures, the grieving ululate, whip themselves, and rend their clothing.
All proceeds from the song will go to the Health and Hope Oasis, the children's cancer hospital they visited in Cairo, bringing children to their feet clapping and dancing in spite of their IVs and inspiring the hospital workers to ululate to the music.
By all means, sing and chant, but do not ululate, because this brings forth unnecessary demons.
After landing deftly on his paws, he disappeared into the woods, his long ululate howl echoing behind him as he ran away from me.
Clattering bells, pulsating drums and whining strings offset voices that soar in celebration, question each other or ululate mournfully.
They threatened, cajoled, bribed and withheld food aid from the people to force them out into the street and clap and ululate for them as they paraded themselves in their invisible majestic robe of democratic election.
The women will sing and ululate and shout "BeadforLife Oye" as they parade through the village.
If he does, the elder women begin to ululate and say, "Our child is married by a man."
“Sometimes they even ululate and this really infuriates the guards.” says Haafiz.