Synonyms of blate


1. bleat, blate, blat, baa, utter, emit, let out, let loose

usage: cry plaintively; "The lambs were bleating"


1. bashful, blate, backward (vs. forward)

usage: disposed to avoid notice; "they considered themselves a tough outfit and weren't bashful about letting anybody know it"; (`blate' is a Scottish term for bashful)

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Definition and meaning of blate (Dictionary)