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Wordnet 3.0

VERB (1)

1. cry plaintively;
- Example: "The lambs were bleating"
[syn: bleat, blate, blat, baa]


ADJECTIVE (1)

1. disposed to avoid notice;
- Example: "they considered themselves a tough outfit and weren't bashful about letting anybody know it" (`blate' is a Scottish term for bashful);
[syn: bashful, blate]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

blate \blate\ v. to of sheep, goats, or calves. Syn: bleat, blat, baa, cry plaintively. [WordNet 1.5]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

blate \blate\ adj. bashful; timid; sheepish; -- chiefly Scottish. Syn: bashful, timid, sheepish. [WordNet 1.5]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

blate adj 1: disposed to avoid notice; "they considered themselves a tough outfit and weren't bashful about letting anybody know it"; (`blate' is a Scottish term for bashful) [syn: bashful, blate] v 1: cry plaintively; "The lambs were bleating" [syn: bleat, blate, blat, baa]




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