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yowl

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verb \ˈyau̇(-ə)l\

Simple Definition of yowl

  • : to make a loud, long cry of grief, pain, or distress

Full Definition of yowl

  1. intransitive verb
  2. 1 :  to utter a loud long cry of grief, pain, or distress :  wail

  3. 2 :  to complain or protest with or as if with yowls

  4. transitive verb
  5. :  to express with yowling

Examples of yowl

  1. The cat was yowling outside.

  2. He was yowling in pain.



Origin of yowl

Middle English


First Known Use: 13th century


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yowl

noun

Definition of yowl

  1. :  a loud long mournful wail or howl (as of a cat)



Examples of yowl

  1. <the cat gave a yowl of anger>



15th Century

First Known Use of yowl

15th century

Rhymes with yowl



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