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howl



I - noun
1. a long loud emotional utterance (Freq. 10)
- he gave a howl of pain
- howls of laughter
- their howling had no effect
Syn:
howling, ululation
Derivationally related forms:
ululate (for: ululation), howl (for: howling)
Hypernyms:
utterance, vocalization
2. the long plaintive cry of a hound or a wolf
Hypernyms:
cry
3. a loud sustained noise resembling the cry of a hound
- the howl of the wind made him restless
Hypernyms:
noise
Hyponyms:
squeal

II - verb
1. emit long loud cries (Freq. 3)
- wail in self-pity
- howl with sorrow
Syn:
ululate, wail, roar, yawl, yaup
Derivationally related forms:
roar (for: roar), roaring (for: roar), wail (for: wail), wailer (for: wail), wailing (for: wail), ululation (for: ululate), howling
Hypernyms:
shout, shout out, cry, call, yell,
scream, holler, hollo, squall
Hyponyms:
squall, waul, wawl
Verb Frames:
- Something ----s
- Somebody ----s
2. cry loudly, as of animals
- The coyotes were howling in the desert
Syn:
wrawl, yammer, yowl
Derivationally related forms:
yowl (for: yowl), howler
Hypernyms:
utter, emit, let out, let loose
Verb Frames:
- Something ----s
- Somebody ----s
- You can hear animals howl in the meadows
- The meadows howl with animals
3. make a loud noise, as of wind, water, or vehicles
- The wind was howling in the trees
- The water roared down the chute
Syn:
roar
Derivationally related forms:
roar (for: roar), roaring (for: roar)
Hypernyms:
make noise, resound, noise
Hyponyms:
vroom, yawp, bawl, thunder
Verb Frames:
- Something ----s
- The cars howl down the avenue
4. laugh unrestrainedly and heartily
Syn:
roar
Derivationally related forms:
howler, howling, roar (for: roar)
Hypernyms:
laugh, express joy, express mirth
Verb Frames:
- Somebody ----s

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