Adjective "Baying" Definition and Examples


    Adjective:

    Baying


    Definition:

    1. a deep, prolonged howl, as of a hound on the scent.

    2. the position or stand of an animal or fugitive that is forced to turn and resist pursuers because it is no longer possible to flee (usually preceded by at or to): a stag at bay; to bring an escaped convict to bay.

    3. the situation of a person or thing that is forced actively to oppose or to succumb to some adverse condition (usually preceded by at or to).

    4. the situation of being actively opposed by an animal, person, etc., s

    Origin:
    bay

    Examples:

    "markets can be baying for bloods."

    "manies can be baying for cuts."

    "fans can be baying for bloods."

    "hounds can be baying."

    "supporters can be baying."

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