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Definition of Howl

Howl

  1. To utter a loud, protraced, mournful sound or cry, as dogs and wolves often do.
  2. To utter a sound expressive of distress; to cry aloud and mournfully; to lament; to wail.
  3. To make a noise resembling the cry of a wild beast.
  4. To utter with outcry.
  5. The protracted, mournful cry of a dog or a wolf, or other like sound.
  6. A prolonged cry of distress or anguish; a wail.

Howl Quotations

Never retreat. Never explain. Get it done and let them howl.
Benjamin Jowett

I intend to make Georgia howl.
William Tecumseh Sherman

If the people raise a great howl against my barbarity and cruelty, I will answer that war is war, and not popularity seeking.
William Tecumseh Sherman

Generally speaking, a howling wilderness does not howl: it is the imagination of the traveler that does the howling.
Henry David Thoreau

We shall see that at which dogs howl in the dark, and that at which cats prick up their ears after midnight.
H. P. Lovecraft
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Howl Translations

howl in Dutch is brullen, huilen
howl in French is mugir
howl in German is heulen
howl in Italian is urlare
howl in Norwegian is ule, hyl, hyle
howl in Spanish is aullar, ulular, aullido
howl in Swedish is tjut, gallskrika, tjuta