Adjective "Wailed" Definition and Examples


    Adjective:

    Wailed


    Definition:

    1. to utter a prolonged, inarticulate, mournful cry, usually high-pitched or clear-sounding, as in grief or suffering: to wail with pain.

    2. to make mournful sounds, as music or the wind.

    3. to lament or mourn bitterly.

    4. Jazz. to perform exceptionally well.

    5. Slang. to express emotion musically or verbally in an exciting, satisfying way. verb (used with object)

    6. to express deep sorrow for; mourn; lament; bewail: to wail the dead; to wail one's fate.

    Origin:
    wail

    Examples:

    "uns can be wailed."

    "bells can be wailed."