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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

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The moment an expert makes a sensible suggestion, he is howled down
The last one was Frank Clark, who used to be howled down if he didn't immediately clean a winger out.
Alas it was always thus - the lone voice of reason in the wilderness howled down by the common mob who can't see the folly of their ways - the one man in the parade who is actually in step could we fools but see it.
They were immediately howled down by the vast majority of decent Motherwell fans and police and stewards were called.
And as Middlesbrough celebrated Frenchman Franck Queudrue's winner, topless Routledge was howled down the tunnel by his own supporters for breaking one of football's unwritten rules - never disown your shirt.
The protest was attended by the then Labour leader Michael Foot and the former Chancellor Denis Healey who was howled down when he attempted to speak.
In South Africa, he spoke out on behalf of black African rights, only to be howled down and his meeting broken up.
And Hamed's excuses about boxing with a chest infection were howled down in derision.
He was howled down at a lecture given by an American gerontologist, who thinks we should live happily in our old people's homes playing Wii, whatever that is, and communicating with our friends (if we have any left) on Facebook.
But Cameron, whose party backed the invasion, was howled down by Labour MPs while his colleagues sat in silence.
This is more or less exactly what was predicted with the advent of the "thought police", where any views which do not accord with those of the politically correct brigade are ruthlessly suppressed or howled down.
Lloyd George was howled down and the Liberal Party quietly dropped his demands for a Welsh Parliament.
Howled down as a weirdo loser, Fogg ends up betting Academy boss Lord Kelvin (Jim Broadbent) that he can circumnavigate the planet in less than 80 days.
And the sight of Michael Heseltine - only three years ago the Deputy Prime Minister - being howled down at a conference meeting on Europe shows that, under William Hague, the Tories have moved to the right wing fringes of European politics.
Ten years ago, any scientist who said mad cow disease could infect humans was ridiculed and howled down.