wailer
Pronunciation
  • (British) IPA: /ˈweɪlə/
  • (America) enPR: wāʹlər, IPA: /ˈweɪlɚ/
Noun

wailer (plural wailers)

  1. One who wails or laments.
  2. A hired (professional) mourner.
Synonyms Translations
  • German: Klagender, Klagende
  • Spanish: gemidor
Noun

wailer (plural wailers)

  1. (mining, historical) A boy employed to pick out stones, pyrites, etc. remaining in the coal after it is screened.



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