Definition of Howlers

1. Noun. (plural of howler) ¹



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Definition of Howlers

1. howler [n] - See also: howler

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Howlers

howitzerlike
howitzers
howitzes
howk
howked
howker
howkers
howking
howks
howl
howl out
howled
howler
howler monkey
howler monkeys
howlers (current term)
howlet
howlets
howling
howling(a)
howlingly
howlings
howlite
howls
howness
howp
howped
howping
howps
howre

Literary usage of Howlers

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1. A Glossary: Or, Collection of Words, Phrases, Names, and Allusions to by Robert Nares, James Orchard Halliwell-Phillipps, Thomas Wright (1901)
"... like an ardent archer: howlers speak similarly to their bowls. Is. t hough the e lout we do not always hit, It will nut be imputed to liie wit. ..."

2. The Egyptian Sketch Book by Charles Godfrey Leland (1874)
"CHAPTER VII. Letters from Egypt. — Dancing Dervishes and Shakers. — Tho Dancers and howlers. — The Jumpers and Holy Rollers ..."

3. Mammalia: Their Various Orders and Habits Popularly Illustrated by Typical by Louis Figuier, Guillaume Louis Figuier (1870)
"... Monkeys) are smaller and not so robust as the howlers; they have also a feebler voice. They live in troops in the forests of Columbia, Peru, and Brazil, ..."

4. John Bull, Junior, Or, French as She is Traduced by Max O'Rell (1888)
"A FEW FRENCH "howlers." — VALUABLE HINTS ON TRANSLATING UNSEEN PASSAGES. ENGLISH boys have invented a special kind of English language for French ..."

5. Neighbors with Claws and Hoofs, and Their Kin: For Boys and Girls by James Johonnot (1885)
"CHAPTER XXXIX. prey howlers AND WEEPERS OF AMAZONIAN FORESTS. 1. SOUTH AMERICA may be said to be noted as the home of the monkey tribe. ..."

6. The Evolution of Life by Hubbard Winslow Mitchell (1891)
"... Boa—Alligators—Toucans—Parrots — Humming-birds — Prehensile-tailed apes — howlers — Spider monkeys—Barrigudo—Cai—Marmosets—Tamarins —Condor — Insect ..."

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