1. [syn: wail, whimper, mewl, pule]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Pule \Pule\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Puled; p. pr. & vb. n.
Puling.] [F. piauler; cf. L. pipilare, pipire, to peep,
pip, chirp, and E. peep to chirp.]
1. To cry like a chicken. --Bacon.
2. To whimper; to whine, as a complaining child.
It becometh not such a gallant to whine and pule.
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
v 1: cry weakly or softly; "she wailed with pain" [syn: wail,
whimper, mewl, pule]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:
45 Moby Thesaurus words for "pule":
bark, bawl, bay, bell, bellow, blare, blat, blate, bleat, bray,
call, caterwaul, cry, give tongue, give voice, howl, low, meow,
mew, mewl, miaow, moo, neigh, nicker, roar, screak, scream,
screech, squall, squeak, squeal, troat, ululate, wail, whicker,
whimper, whine, whinny, yammer, yap, yawl, yawp, yelp, yip, yowl