verb (used without object)
Origin of yowl
Examples from the Web for yowl
Are we to let t' other side run off wi' th' bone, then, while we sit on our stunts an' yowl for it?Aaron's Rod|D. H. Lawrence
The tentacles coiled, pulled hard—and the cook with a yowl was yanked out into the room.
But when I puts the lash among the hounds I dew like to hear 'em yowl; I dew like to see 'em skip, and writhe, and look mad.Ireland as It Is|Robert John Buckley (AKA R.J.B.)
A dam'd guid innins, an' I canna see what the hell you hae to yowl at.The Underworld|James C. Welsh
Well, jest as I was finished, and was a saying amen, the lordy mercy what a yowl something did give right over me in a tree!Hoosier Mosaics|Maurice Thompson
British Dictionary definitions for yowl
Word Origin for yowl
Word Origin and History for yowl
early 13c., yuhelen, probably of imitative origin. The noun is recorded from mid-15c. Related: Yowled; yowling.