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February 25, 2024

Word of the Day: Caterwaul

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: February 25, 2024

\KAT-er-wawl\ verb

What It Means

To caterwaul is to make a very loud and unpleasant sound. Caterwaul can also mean “to protest or complain noisily.”

// The woods were quiet until the sound of a chainsaw caterwauling in the distance broke the calm.

// They continue to caterwaul about having to take the blame.

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