How Do You Spell WAIL?

Correct spelling for the English word "wail" is [w_ˈeɪ_l], [wˈe͡ɪl], [wˈe‍ɪl]] (IPA phonetic alphabet).

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Definition of WAIL

  1. To lament; to bewail.

Common Misspellings for WAIL

Below is the list of 348 misspellings for the word "wail".

Usage Examples for WAIL

  1. Then they heard the dreary wail of a prairie wolf, in the direction of the grove. - "Three Sioux Scouts" by Elmer Russell Gregor
  2. It was then that his sisters heard Demophoon wail; one ran from her chamber and took the child in her arms; another kindled again the fire upon the hearth, and the others made ready to bathe and care for the infant. - "The Golden Fleece and the Heroes who Lived Before Achilles" by Padraic Colum
  3. That surely was a most familiar wail: Oh, Baal! - "Dorothy at Oak Knowe" by Evelyn Raymond
  4. In one, a poor little shack of two rooms, there was a lighted pane, and as they passed, Sylvia heard the sick wail of a little child. - "The Bent Twig" by Dorothy Canfield
  5. The wail of the lost was in her voice. - "Gone to Earth" by Mary Webb