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To make a harsh cry, like a loud, shrill scream.
"Have you ever stopped to wonder / Why they forced my voice / To turn from silence to a caterwaul?"

Taken from the song 'Caterwaul' by ...And You Will Know Us By The Trail Of The Dead
by Brian "Larry" Conklin January 07, 2006
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Allowing More than a shrill, less than a shreek. All is well as you read this and we didn't even speak. Miscellaneous words put together to liquate.
One of caterwaul must never run down his pedigree to find his true angle of origin
by hunngrynugryhipo January 17, 2018
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