howler

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noun howl·er \ˈhau̇-lər\

Definition of howler

  1. 1a :  howler monkeyb :  one that howls

  2. 2 :  a humorous and ridiculous blunder

Examples of howler in a Sentence

  1. The article was full of howlers.

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First Known Use of howler

1800


HOWLER Defined for English Language Learners

howler

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Definition of howler for English Language Learners

  • : a stupid but funny mistake or error


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