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yowl

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verb \ˈyau̇(-ə)l\

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 in a sentence

  1. The cat was yowling outside.

  2. He was yowling in pain.

Origin and Etymology 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 in a sentence

  1. <the cat gave a yowl of anger>

15th Century

First Known Use of yowl

15th century


YOWL Defined for English Language Learners

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yowl

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verb \ˈyau̇(-ə)l\

Definition of yowl for English Language Learners

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


YOWL Defined for Kids

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yowl

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verb \ˈyau̇l\

Definition of yowl for Students

yowled

yowling

  1. :  to utter a loud long cry (as of pain or suffering)


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yowl

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noun

Definition of yowl for Students

  1. :  a loud long cry (as of pain or suffering)


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