blate

Primary Meanings of blate

1.
v
cry plaintively
2.
adj
disposed to avoid notice
Full Definitions of blate
1

v cry plaintively

Synonyms:
baa, blat, bleat
Type of:
emit, let loose, let out, utter
express audibly; utter sounds (not necessarily words)
2

adj disposed to avoid notice

Synonyms:
bashful
backward
(used of temperament or behavior) marked by a retiring nature

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