- howl down,
- howland island,
- howlin' wolf,
- howling success,
- howship's lacuna
Origin of howling
verb (used without object)
verb (used with object)
Origin of howl
Examples from the Web for howling
I had expected Alaska to be miserably cold, with howling winds and fierce storms.Visiting the Arctic Circle…Before It’s Irreversibly Changed|Terry Greene Sterling|April 1, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Conservative groups spent Tuesday howling at Boehner's betrayal.House Passes Clean Debt Ceiling Extension With Limited GOP Support|Ben Jacobs|February 11, 2014|DAILY BEAST
After all, a number of writers are howling about it and it clearly serves as an obstacle in the current era of voting.
Then, she gets on the hood of his Ferrari, hikes up her skirt, and… grinds on it to completion, howling with ecstasy.The 10 Best Movie Sex Scenes of 2013: ‘Blue Is the Warmest Color,’ ‘Spring Breakers,’ and More|Marlow Stern|December 19, 2013|DAILY BEAST
How many more masseuses will be left out in the howling wind?New iPhone a Problem for People Who Lack Fingerprints|Winston Ross|September 12, 2013|DAILY BEAST
In our village, we were as happy as a buffalo on the plains; but now we are more like the hungry and howling wolf in the prairie.History, Manners, and Customs of the North American Indians|George Mogridge
The rugged merchants laughed, for the venture had been a howling success.Famous Privateersmen and Adventurers of the Sea|Charles H. L. Johnston
He heard faintly the howling of the dogs, and had a fleeting thought that in the mastering of his flesh the frost no longer bit.The Turtles of Tasman|Jack London
"They yell like so many devils," said John Kilburn; but he was not in the least disturbed by the howling.
From far away it seemed to come through the world of wet mist and howling wind.Weighed and Wanting|George MacDonald
- a person or thing that is very funny
- a prolonged outburst of laughter
Word Origin for howl
early 13c., houlen, probably ultimately of imitative origin; similar formations are found in other Germanic languages. Related: Howled; howling. As a noun from 1590s.