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