Definition of Howling

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

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



2. Adjective. Extraordinarily good or great ; used especially as intensifiers. "A tremendous achievement"

Definition of Howling

1. Proper noun. (surname patronymic from=given names) ¹

2. Noun. The act of producing howls. ¹

3. Verb. (present participle of howl) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Howling

1. howl [v] - See also: howl

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Howling

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

Literary usage of Howling

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1. The Animal Kingdom Arranged in Conformity with Its Organization by Georges Cuvier, Edward Griffith, Charles Hamilton Smith, Edward Pidgeon, John Edward Gray, George Robert Gray (1827)
"... the several species of the howling monkeys ; that Linnaeus and Buffon mention but two, but that several distinct species of howlers are now recognised. ..."

2. Kate Beaumont by John William De Forest (1872)
"(Loud applause from the dandies of Hartland, every one glancing at his particular Dulcinea.) " Such is the force of the howling ..."

3. Catlin's Notes of Eight Years' Travels and Residence in Europe with His by George Catlin (1848)
"howling of the grizly Bears—Alarm and excitement about the docks— Scuffle for luggage—Scene at the Grecian Hotel—Landing the grizly Bears—Author's journey ..."

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