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Princeton's WordNet

  1. howl, howling, ululationnoun

    a long loud emotional utterance

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

    ululation, howling

  2. howlnoun

    the long plaintive cry of a hound or a wolf

    ululation, howling

  3. howlverb

    a loud sustained noise resembling the cry of a hound

    "the howl of the wind made him restless"

    ululation, howling

  4. howl, ululate, wail, roar, yawl, yaupverb

    emit long loud cries

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

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

  5. howl, wrawl, yammer, yowlverb

    cry loudly, as of animals

    "The coyotes were howling in the desert"

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

  6. roar, howlverb

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

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

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

  7. roar, howlverb

    laugh unrestrainedly and heartily

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

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. howlnoun

    cry (as of a dog), yell

  2. howlverb

    cry (as a dog), yell

  3. howlverb

    wail, lament

  4. howlverb


Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. howlnoun

    yowling, ululation, howling, wail

  2. howlverb

    yowl, roar, ululate, yawl

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "howl":

    scream, yell

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How to use howl in a sentence?

  1. 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.

  2. Stuart Stevens:

    There's a dark side to each and every human soul. We wish we were Obi-Wan Kenobi, and for the most part we are, but there's a little Darth Vadar in all of us. Thing is, this ain't no either or proposition. We're talking about dialectics, the good and the bad merging into us. You can run but you can't hide. My experience Face the darkness, stare it down. Own it. As brother Nietzsche said, being human is a complicated gig. Give that old dark night of the soul a hug Howl the eternal yes

  3. 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.

  4. 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!

  5. Danish proverb:

    Live with wolves, and you learn to howl.

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