verb (used without object)
verb (used with object)
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Origin of howl
OTHER WORDS FROM howlouthowl, verb (used with object)
Example sentences from the Web for howl
The Scythians doing this howled with joy, according to the Father of History.
Newspapers howled, Congress investigated, and the “I” word, impeachment, was bandied about.The Taxonomy of Scandals: Is Obama Nearing a Breaking Point?|Lloyd Green|May 27, 2013|DAILY BEAST
And when he appointed Muslim or openly gay judges to the bench, some conservatives howled, but nothing terrible happened.GOP Needs More Northeast Republicans to Save the Party|John Avlon|January 30, 2013|DAILY BEAST
If Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker were mayor of Chicago, labor and allies would have howled him down.
The president had howled with laughter and sent Buckey, his personal aide, out to find her missing shoe.
They cursed, they howled; they heaped upon us the most violent names; they threatened to tear us to pieces.The Courier of the Ozarks|Byron A. Dunn
As Gale and Phyllis lay down on their bed of boughs in the tent with Valerie, a coyote howled dismally in the distance.The Adventure Girls at K Bar O|Clair Blank
Carlyle said of a dog that howled at the moon, "He would have been a poet, if he could have found a publisher."
She howled and sprang up on Bregg, butting her great head into his shoulder, wriggling with delight.The Stars, My Brothers|Edmond Hamilton
They howled in rage; they put their gigantic shoulders together and tried to upset the earth.Black Diamonds|Mr Jkai
British Dictionary definitions for howl
- a person or thing that is very funny
- a prolonged outburst of laughter