v. i.1.To utter a loud, protracted, mournful sound or cry, as dogs and wolves often do.
[imp. & p. p. Howled ; p. pr. & vb. n. Howling.]
And dogs in corners set them down to howl.
- Drayton.
2.To utter a sound expressive of distress; to cry aloud and mournfully; to lament; to wail.
Howl ye, for the day of the Lord is at hand.
- Is. xiii. 6.
3.To make a noise resembling the cry of a wild beast.
Wild howled the wind.
- Sir W. Scott.
Howling monkey
(Zool.) See Howler, 2.
Howling wilderness
a wild, desolate place inhabited only by wild beasts.
- Deut. xxxii. 10.
v. t.1.To utter with outcry.
n.1.The protracted, mournful cry of a dog or a wolf, or other like sound.
2.A prolonged cry of distress or anguish; a wail.
Noun1.howl - a long loud emotional utterance; "he gave a howl of pain"; "howls of laughter"; "their howling had no effect"
Synonyms: howling, ululation
2.howl - the long plaintive cry of a hound or a wolf
3.howl - a loud sustained noise resembling the cry of a hound; "the howl of the wind made him restless"
Verb1.howl - emit long loud cries; "wail in self-pity"; "howl with sorrow"
Synonyms: ululate, wail, yawl, roar
2.howl - cry loudly, as of animals; "The coyotes were howling in the desert"
Synonyms: wrawl, yammer, yowl
3.howl - make a loud noise, as of wind, water, or vehicles; "The wind was howling in the trees"; "The water roared down the chute"
Synonyms: roar
4.howl - laugh unrestrainedly and heartily
Synonyms: roar
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