Definition of Warble

1. Noun. A lumpy abscess under the hide of domestic mammals caused by larvae of a botfly or warble fly.

Generic synonyms: Animal Disease

2. Verb. Sing or play with trills, alternating with the half note above or below. "They will warble the duet"
Exact synonyms: Quaver, Trill
Generic synonyms: Sing
Derivative terms: Quaver, Trill, Warbler

3. Verb. Sing by changing register; sing by yodeling. "The birds warble in the woods "; "The Austrians were yodeling in the mountains"
Exact synonyms: Descant, Yodel
Generic synonyms: Sing
Derivative terms: Descant, Yodel, Yodeling, Yodeller

Definition of Warble

1. n. A small, hard tumor which is produced on the back of a horse by the heat or pressure of the saddle in traveling.

2. v. t. 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.

3. v. i. To be quavered or modulated; to be uttered melodiously.

4. n. A quavering modulation of the voice; a musical trill; a song.

5. n. A small, hard tumor which is produced on the back of a horse by the heat or pressure of the saddle in traveling.

6. v. t. 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.

7. v. i. To be quavered or modulated; to be uttered melodiously.

8. n. A quavering modulation of the voice; a musical trill; a song.

Definition of Warble

1. Verb. to modulate a tone's frequency ¹

2. Verb. to sing like a bird, especially with trills. ¹

3. Noun. a lesion under the skin of an animal, caused by a bot fly ¹

4. Noun. (military) In naval mine warfare, the process of varying the frequency of sound produced by a narrow band noisemaker to ensure that the frequency to which the mine will respond is covered. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Warble

1. to sing with melodic embellishments [v -BLED, -BLING, -BLES]

Medical Definition of Warble

1. 1. A small, hard tumour which is produced on the back of a horse by the heat or pressure of the saddle in traveling. A small tumour produced by the larvae of the gadfly in the backs of horses, cattle, etc. Synonym: warblet, warbeetle, warnles. 2. See Wormil. Origin: Cf. Wormil. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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