bleat bleat


  1. (n) the sound of sheep or goats (or any sound resembling this)
  2. (v) talk whiningly
  3. (v) cry plaintively



  1. bleat is the work of James Lileks, a columnist for the Minneapolis Star-Tribune and serial collector of strange and wonderful pop cultural ephemera.
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  1. Cheetah-Cub Is A Cat-Like Quadruped That's The Fastest Bot Of Its Size

    We're still a ways away from electric sheep roaming the fields pretending to bleat but robotics researchers continue to look to nature for four-legged inspiration. Meet Cheetah-Cub, a European Commission-funded research project, out of Swiss University the École Polytechnique Federale De Lausanne's biorobotics lab, that's about the size of a house cat.
    on June 21, 2013     Source: TechCrunch

  2. Mexico vs. Italy: 6 Things We Learned

    And we're off. Italy's Confederations Cup campaign began with a bleat rather than a bang, but a win is a win, and there were several positives to be taken from their performance.  Cesare Prandelli still has a lot of work to do with his side and will face stiffer challenges than the Central Americans, but if winning without playing too well is the mark of a good team, then we could have a great ...
    on June 17, 2013     Source: Bleacher Report


  1. "I didn't intend to come out here and bleat as West Ham were the better side," said Bruce. "But in my view it wasn't a penalty against Colin. It was an experienced player knowing exactly what he was doing and there was a bit of inexperience...
    on Aug 19, 2007 By: Steve Bruce Source: Sportbox

  2. "There will be a lot of weeping and gnashing of teeth as the Republicans bleat about the work they failed to do," said House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer, D-Md.
    on Feb 1, 2007 By: Steny Hoyer Source: San Francisco Chronicle

  3. "The job of US bishops is not to bleat the same tired and useless line to their followers but to lead Catholics in a responsible direction," Kissling writes, adding that US bishops "should use their public authority to truly prevent abortion...
    on Nov 15, 2006 By: Frances Kissling Source: Kaiser

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