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Synonyms for howl
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. howl, howling, ululation(noun)

    a long loud emotional utterance

    "he gave a howl of pain"; "howls of laughter"; "their howling had no effect"

    Synonyms:
    ululation, howling

  2. howl(noun)

    the long plaintive cry of a hound or a wolf

    Synonyms:
    ululation, howling

  3. howl(verb)

    a loud sustained noise resembling the cry of a hound

    "the howl of the wind made him restless"

    Synonyms:
    ululation, howling

  4. howl, ululate, wail, roar, yawl, yaup(verb)

    emit long loud cries

    "wail in self-pity"; "howl with sorrow"

    Synonyms:
    whimper, yawl, yaup, wrawl, yowl, yammer, pule, wail, mewl, thunder, ululate, bellow, roar

  5. howl, wrawl, yammer, yowl(verb)

    cry loudly, as of animals

    "The coyotes were howling in the desert"

    Synonyms:
    yawp, yawl, yaup, caterwaul, wrawl, yowl, yammer, wail, grizzle, whine, ululate, roar

  6. roar, howl(verb)

    make a loud noise, as of wind, water, or vehicles

    "The wind was howling in the trees"; "The water roared down the chute"

    Synonyms:
    thunder, yawl, yaup, wrawl, yowl, bellow, wail, ululate, yammer, roar

  7. roar, howl(verb)

    laugh unrestrainedly and heartily

    Synonyms:
    thunder, yawl, yaup, wrawl, yowl, bellow, wail, ululate, yammer, roar

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. howl(n.)

    Synonyms:
    cry (as of a dog), yell

  2. howl(v. n.)

    Synonyms:
    cry (as a dog), yell

  3. howl(v. n.)

    Synonyms:
    wail, lament

  4. howl(v. n.)

    Synonyms:
    roar

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. howl(n)

    Synonyms:
    yowling, ululation, howling, wail

  2. howl(v)

    Synonyms:
    yowl, roar, ululate, yawl

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "howl":

    scream, yell

How to pronounce howl?

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How to say howl in sign language?

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How to use howl in a sentence?

  1. Carry Nation:

    You have put me in here a cub, but I will come out roaring like a lion, and I will make all hell howl!

  2. Alexander Litvinenko:

    You may succeed in silencing me but that silence comes at a price, you may succeed in silencing one man but the howl of protest from around the world will reverberate, Mr. Putin, in your ears for the rest of your life.

  3. Danish proverb:

    Live with wolves, and you learn to howl.

  4. Kimano M. Edwards:

    An evildoer may succeed in delivering injustice to the righteous but the howl of protest from within his conscience will reverberate in the ears of his soul for the rest of his life.

  5. Ted Cruz:

    The scream you hear, the howl that comes from Washington, D.C., is utter terror at what 'We the People' are doing together, what we're seeing is the public coming together, libertarians coming together, men and women who love the Constitution coming together and uniting and standing as one behind this campaign.


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