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Tuesday, January 28, 2003

Definitions for pule

  1. To whimper; to whine.

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Citations for pule
The first lady initially flourished as a wronged wife precisely because she endured her humiliation so stoically; she did not whine or pule or treat her pain as license to behave badly. Michelle Cottle, New Republic
But my self-absorbed fretting and puling always come to an abrupt end with some surprise gift. Thomas J. McCarthy, America
Origin of pule
1525-1535
Pule is perhaps from French piauler, "to whine, to pule," ultimately of imitative origin.