Definition of Howl

1. Noun. A long loud emotional utterance. "Their howling had no effect"

Exact synonyms: Howling, Ululation
Generic synonyms: Utterance, Vocalization
Derivative terms: Ululate



2. Verb. Emit long loud cries. "The meadows howl with animals "; "Howl with sorrow"
Exact synonyms: Roar, Ululate, Wail, Yaup, Yawl
Generic synonyms: Call, Cry, Holler, Hollo, Scream, Shout, Shout Out, Squall, Yell
Specialized synonyms: Squall, Waul, Wawl
Derivative terms: Howling, Roar, Roaring, Ululation, Wail, Wailer, Wailing

3. Noun. The long plaintive cry of a hound or a wolf.
Generic synonyms: Cry

4. Verb. Cry loudly, as of animals. "The meadows howl with animals "; "The coyotes were howling in the desert"
Exact synonyms: Wrawl, Yammer, Yowl
Generic synonyms: Emit, Let Loose, Let Out, Utter
Derivative terms: Howler, Yowl

5. Noun. A loud sustained noise resembling the cry of a hound. "The howl of the wind made him restless"
Generic synonyms: Noise
Specialized synonyms: Squeal

6. Verb. Make a loud noise, as of wind, water, or vehicles. "The streets howl with cars "; "The water roared down the chute"
Exact synonyms: Roar
Specialized synonyms: Vroom, Bawl, Yawp, Thunder
Generic synonyms: Make Noise, Noise, Resound
Derivative terms: Roar, Roaring

7. Verb. Laugh unrestrainedly and heartily.
Exact synonyms: Roar
Generic synonyms: Express Joy, Express Mirth, Laugh
Derivative terms: Howler, Howling, Roar

Definition of Howl

1. v. i. To utter a loud, protracted, mournful sound or cry, as dogs and wolves often do.

2. v. t. To utter with outcry.

3. n. The protracted, mournful cry of a dog or a wolf, or other like sound.

Definition of Howl

1. Noun. The protracted, mournful cry of a dog or a wolf, or other like sound. ¹

2. Noun. A prolonged cry of distress or anguish; a wail. ¹

3. Verb. To utter a loud, protracted, mournful sound or cry, as dogs and wolves often do. ¹

4. Verb. To utter a sound expressive of pain or distress; to cry aloud and mournfully; to lament; to wail. ¹

5. Verb. To make a noise resembling the cry of a wild beast. ¹

6. Verb. To utter with outcry. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Howl

1. to cry like a dog [v -ED, -ING, -S]

Medical Definition of Howl

1. 1. To utter a loud, protraced, mournful sound or cry, as dogs and wolves often do. "And dogs in corners set them down to howl." (Drayton) "Methought a legion of foul fiends Environ'd me about, and howled in my ears." (Shak) 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. See Howler. Howling wilderness, a wild, desolate place inhabited only by wild beasts. Origin: OE. Houlen, hulen; akin to D. Huilen, MHG. Hiulen, hiuweln, OHG. Hiuwilon to exult, hwo owl, Dan. Hyle to howl. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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