Definition of howl:
- A prolonged cry of distress or anguish; a wail.
- The protracted, mournful cry of a dog or a wolf, or other like sound.
- To make a noise resembling the cry of a wild beast.
- To utter a loud, protraced, mournful sound or cry, as dogs and wolves often do.
- To utter a sound expressive of distress; to cry aloud and mournfully; to lament; to wail.
- To utter with outcry.
whimper, laughter, caterwaul, pule, weep, ululate, wrawl, yaup, blubber, howling, happy, thunder, ululation, whine, grizzle, yammer, wail, yowl, lament, keen, yawl, yawp, break up, mewl, roar, guffaw.
- cry (part of speech: verb)
- ululation (part of speech: noun)
- ululate (part of speech: verb)
- "Faust", Goethe.
- "Abe Lincoln Gets His Chance", Frances Cavanah.
- "Letters written during a short residence in Sweden, Norway, and Denmark", Mary Wollstonecraft.