caterwaul n : the yowling sound made by a cat in heat v : utter shrieks, as of cats [syn: yowl]
EtymologyFrom caterwrawe (one of numerous earlier variants); from cater + wrawen/wrawlen.
to cry as cats
to have a noisy argument
Caterwaul is a verb meaning "To yell as a cat". It may also refer to:
- Caterwaul is also the name of a band, signed with I.R.S. label, in the mid 1980's.Founding Members- Lead singer: Betsy Martin currently with Purr Machine and Drummer: Kevin Pinnt most recently with Drumatic.
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