Definition of mewling in English:

mewling

Pronunciation /ˈmyo͞oliNG/ /ˈmjulɪŋ/

noun

  • 1Whimpering or feeble crying, especially of a baby.

    • ‘the songs are too reliant on his melodramatic mewling’
    1. 1.1The high-pitched crying of a cat or bird.
      • ‘the mewling of catbirds’

adjective

  • 1(especially of a baby) whimpering or crying feebly.

    • ‘dozens of mewling babies’
    1. 1.1(of a cat or bird) making a high-pitched crying noise.
      • ‘the mewling cry of a hawk’