HyperDic: blate

English > 2 senses of the word blate:
ADJECTIVEallblate, bashfuldisposed to avoid notice
VERBcommunicationblate, bleat, blat, baacry plaintively
English > blate: 2 senses > adjective 1
Meaningdisposed to avoid notice; ('blate' is a Scottish term for bashful).
RegionScotlandOne of the four countries that make up the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Broaderbackward(used of temperament or behavior) marked by a retiring nature
English > blate: 2 senses > verb 1, communication
Meaningcry plaintively.
PatternSomething ----s
ModelYou can hear animals blate in the meadows; The meadows blate with animals
Synonymsbleat, blat, baa
Broaderutter, emit, let out, let looseExpress audibly
Spanishbalar, gimotear
Catalanbegallar, belar

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