Associations to the word «Howl»

Pictures for the word «Howl»


HOWL, noun. The protracted, mournful cry of a dog or a wolf, or other like sound.
HOWL, noun. A prolonged cry of distress or anguish; a wail.
HOWL, verb. To utter a loud, protracted, mournful sound or cry, as dogs and wolves often do.
HOWL, verb. To utter a sound expressive of pain or distress; to cry aloud and mournfully; to lament; to wail.
HOWL, verb. To make a noise resembling the cry of a wild beast.
HOWL, verb. To utter with outcry.
HOWL OUT, verb. (transitive) To shout or cheer.

Dictionary definition

HOWL, noun. A long loud emotional utterance; "he gave a howl of pain"; "howls of laughter"; "their howling had no effect".
HOWL, noun. The long plaintive cry of a hound or a wolf.
HOWL, noun. A loud sustained noise resembling the cry of a hound; "the howl of the wind made him restless".
HOWL, verb. Emit long loud cries; "wail in self-pity"; "howl with sorrow".
HOWL, verb. Cry loudly, as of animals; "The coyotes were howling in the desert".
HOWL, verb. Make a loud noise, as of wind, water, or vehicles; "The wind was howling in the trees"; "The water roared down the chute".
HOWL, verb. Laugh unrestrainedly and heartily.

Wise words

It is better wither to be silent, or to say things of more value than silence. Sooner throw a pearl at hazard than an idle or useless word; and do not say a little in many words, but a great deal in a few.