caterwauling

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Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

caterwauling

  1. Present participle of caterwaul.

Noun[edit]

caterwauling (plural caterwaulings)

  1. A sound that caterwauls.
    • Eleanor H. Porter, Oh, Money! Money!
      Now, I like a good tune what is a tune; but them caterwaulings and dirges that that chap Gray plays on that fiddle of his—gorry, Mr. Smith, I'd rather hear the old barn door at home squeak any day.