Definitions For Wail

noun

  • A cry of sorrow and grief
  • A long cry of sadness or pain
  • A long, high sound

verb

  • Cry weakly or softly
  • Emit long loud cries
  • To make a loud, long cry of sadness or pain
  • To make a long, high sound
  • To complain in a loud voice

Is Wail a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

Points in Different Games

Scrabble
7
Words with Friends
8

The word Wail is worth 7 points in Scrabble and 8 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Wail in a Sentence

  • The child started wailing after she stumbled and fell.
  • A saxophone wailed in the background.
  • “No! I don't want to go!” he wailed.
  • The wail of a siren
  • A prolonged wail arose from every corner of the city as the victims of the earthquake were unearthed from the rubble

Synonyms for Wail

Antonyms for Wail

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