Ululate definition

ŭlyə-lāt, yo͝ol-
To wail or lament loudly.
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To howl loudly or prolongedly in lamentation or joy.
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To produce a rapid and prolonged series of sharp noises with one's voice.
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To howl, wail, or lament loudly, especially by alternating rapidly between two high-pitched sounds.
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To howl or hoot.
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Origin of ululate

  • Latin ululāre ululāt- ultimately of imitative origin

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Latin ululāre (“to howl"), of imitative origin.

    From Wiktionary