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Synonyms for howl

Synonyms for howl

to utter or emit a long, mournful, plaintive sound

to cry loudly, as a healthy child does from pain or distress


to make inarticulate sounds of grief or pain, usually accompanied by tears

to express great amusement or mirth

a long, mournful cry

something or someone uproariously funny or absurd

Synonyms for howl

a long loud emotional utterance

the long plaintive cry of a hound or a wolf

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a loud sustained noise resembling the cry of a hound

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cry loudly, as of animals

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

laugh unrestrainedly and heartily

References in periodicals archive ?
DOG owner Dot Aaron howled with laughter when a curry deliveryman turned tail and ran off after a greeting from her fearsome-looking pet.
During his research in northern Minnesota, Harrington howled at wolves to trigger responses, which is a standard practice in wolf research (he said a fellow researcher who lacked confidence in his howling ability used a siren with similar results).
The wolf ancestors howled more--or at least barked a lot less--and the breeds that howl most today are wolf-like Northern breeds such as Huskies and Malamutes as well as those breeds we have selected (bred) for howling such as Beagles and Bloodhounds," says animal behaviorist Katherine A.
I thought that banshees only howled when somebody entered their death beds.
THE WIND NEVER HOWLED LIKE NEVER BEFORE The wind howled like Never before And we were blown Still like statues And we held the Car doors like Robots and crossed The High Bridge To get back home The wind howled Through the night I felt like a kite I was upside down And I had a frown On my face It wasn''t like me To be afraid I Was working with the Wind and I was In training for a Severe winter The wind howled And it began to talk It said, I can bend And break and throw Things into the sky" KENNETH MOOD, Swalwell, Gateshead