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(noun, verb)


There are 3 meanings of the word Wail.

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Wail - as a noun

A cry of sorrow and grief

Example: "Their pitiful laments could be heard throughout the ward"

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Wail - as a verb

Emit long loud cries

Example: "Wail in self-pity"

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Hypernyms (Closely Related)
Hyponyms (Broadly Related)

Cry weakly or softly

Example: "She wailed with pain"

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Example Sentences

"The baby started to wail when his toy was taken away."
"She wailed in agony when she stubbed her toe."
"The mourners wailed as the casket was lowered into the ground."
"The sirens wailed in the distance as the fire trucks approached."
"The wind wailed through the cracks in the old, abandoned house."
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Word Game Points

Is WAIL a valid Scrabble word?
Yes, wail is valid for both Scrabble US and EU
US/CA Valid UK/EU Valid

WAIL has a SCRABBLE points total of 7.

Is WAIL a valid Words With Friends word?
Yes, wail is valid for Words With Friends
Valid Word
WAIL has a WORDS WITH FRIENDS points total of 8.

Is WAIL a valid WordFeud word?
Yes, wail is valid for WordFeud
Valid Word
WAIL has a WORDFEUD points total of 7.

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