Definition of 'howl'
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London was reported to have faced the brunt of howling winds and rain. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The howling winds eased during the day, although it turned increasingly cold. Times, Sunday Times (2017)As the wind howled, the first passengers could hear the cheers and applause of the crowd. Times, Sunday Times (2017)While houses should have some natural ventilation to keep them healthy, howling winds they do not need. The Sun (2016)You wish to howl with online pain. Times, Sunday Times (2012)How the crowd would have howled if that had been given. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The howls of stray dogs put a feral edge on the night. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Like a wolf howling to the moon. Times, Sunday Times (2011)They narrowly dodge a car that gets swept into the air by the howling winds. The Sun (2008) Dogs howled at night when the disco music was on full blast. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Let the wolf howl at the moon. THE WOLF AND THE DOVEThey might all be howling with laughter reading this. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The wind was howling and the high peaks looked rugged and beautiful in the extreme. Times, Sunday Times (2010)He is howling in pain and his face has turned yellow. Times, Sunday Times (2014)And the howling is wolf conversation rather than greedy anticipation of a few humans for supper. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The long howl thrills me through! Moby Dick (1901)Democrats howled in anger when the full-year trade figures were released. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The crowd in Cairo howled its displeasure. Times, Sunday Times (2011)The first 30 pages of what became the book came out as one long howl of anguish. Times, Sunday Times (2014)It was the howl of an animal crying out in hunger or pain or sheer longing at the sight of the winter moon. The Broken God (1993)And then, to mention the subject at all is to be greeted with howls of anger. Christianity Today (2000)The crowd cheers and howls, before mounting their bikes and cycling off. Times, Sunday Times (2015)For days before the quake, locals had reported their dogs howling in distress. The Sun (2008)And he frequently lets loose long, discordant howls. Times, Sunday Times (2013)And from the south, the howl of animal voices. A Plague of Angels (1993)
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Used Occasionally. howl is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Translations for 'howl'
British English: howl /haʊl/ VERB
If an animal such as a wolf or a dog howls, it makes a long, loud, crying sound.
Somewhere in the streets beyond a dog suddenly howled, baying at the moon.
- American English: howl
- Arabic: يَعْوِي
- Brazilian Portuguese: uivar
- Chinese: 嚎叫
- Croatian: zavijati
- Czech: výt
- Danish: hyle
- Dutch: huilen
- European Spanish: aullar
- Finnish: ulvoa
- French: hurler loup
- German: heulen Tierlaut
- Greek: ουρλιάζω
- Italian: ululare
- Japanese: 遠吠えする
- Korean: 짖다
- Norwegian: ule
- Polish: zawyć
- European Portuguese: uivar
- Romanian: a urla
- Russian: выть
- Spanish: aullar
- Swedish: yla
- Thai: ร้องโหยหวน
- Turkish: ulumak
- Ukrainian: вити
- Vietnamese: hú
Definition of howl from the Collins English Dictionary
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