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  Definition of howl
  1. a long loud emotional utterance; "he gave a howl of pain"; "howls of laughter"; "their howling had no effect"
  2. a loud sustained noise resembling the cry of a hound; "the howl of the wind made him restless"
  3. the long plaintive cry of a hound or a wolf
  4. laugh unrestrainedly and heartily
  5. make a loud noise, as of wind, water, or vehicles; "The wind was howling in the trees"; "The water roared down the chute"
  6. emit long loud cries; "wail in self-pity"; "howl with sorrow"
  7. cry loudly, as of animals; "The coyotes were howling in the desert"
Similar Words: howling, ululation, roar, ululate, wail, yawl, wrawl, yammer, yowl

 

Hyponyms: squeal, vroom, yawp, bawl, thunder, squall, waul, wawl

 

Derivational Morphology: ululate, wail, roar, yawl, wrawl, yammer, yowl, howling, ululation, belly laugh, sidesplitter, howler, thigh-slapper, scream, wow, riot, bellow, bellowing, holla, holler, hollering, hollo, holloa, roaring, boom, thunder, lament, lamentation, plaint, wailer, wailing, bawling, howler monkey

 

 
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