Definition of warble:
- A quavering modulation of the voice; a musical trill; a song.
- A small tumor produced by the larvae of the gadfly in the backs of horses, cattle, etc. Called also warblet, warbeetle, warnles.
- A small, hard tumor which is produced on the back of a horse by the heat or pressure of the saddle in traveling.
- See Wormil.
- To be quavered or modulated; to be uttered melodiously.
- To cause to quaver or vibrate.
- To sing in a trilling manner, or with many turns and variations.
- To sing in a trilling, quavering, or vibratory manner; to modulate with turns or variations; to trill; as, certain birds are remarkable for warbling their songs.
- To sing with sudden changes from chest to head tones; to yodel.
- To utter musically; to modulate; to carol.
tune, harmonize, cheep, air, song, burst/break into song, hum, beat, strain, flap, sing along, alight, vocalize, serenade, chant, carry a tune, waver, croon, carol, trill, quaver, sing out, yodel, brood, lay, chirrup, sing, descant.
- ululate (part of speech: verb)
- ululation (part of speech: noun)
- "See America First", Orville O. Hiestand.
I walked and walked along the cold wet sand, making my chattering teeth warble in honour of cold and hunger, when suddenly, as I was carefully searching for something to eat behind one of the empty crates, I perceived behind it, crouching on the ground, a figure in woman's clothes dank with the rain and clinging fast to her stooping shoulders.- "Best Russian Short Stories", Various.
- "Nature's Serial Story", E. P. Roe.