Associations to the word «Howling»

Wiktionary

HOWLING, noun. The act of producing howls.
HOWLING, verb. Present participle of howl
HOWLING, proper noun. A patronymic surname​.

Dictionary definition

HOWLING, noun. A long loud emotional utterance; "he gave a howl of pain"; "howls of laughter"; "their howling had no effect".
HOWLING, adjective. Extraordinarily good or great ; used especially as intensifiers; "a fantastic trip to the Orient"; "the film was fantastic!"; "a howling success"; "a marvelous collection of rare books"; "had a rattling conversation about politics"; "a tremendous achievement".

Wise words

Words are always getting conventionalized to some secondary meaning. It is one of the works of poetry to take the truants in custody and bring them back to their right senses.
William Butler Yeats