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howl

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of howl

  1. 1 a crying out in grief the agonized howl of the grief-stricken parents rose toward heaven Synonyms of howl groan, lament, keen, lamentation, moan, plaint, wailWords Related to howl cry, sob, tears; agonizing, grieving, mourning, sorrowing, suffering, weeping; hand-wringing, regret; complaint, cri de coeur, outcry, protest; anguish, dolor, grief, heartache, heartbreak, sorrow, woeNear Antonyms of howl cheering, laughing, smilingAntonyms of howl exultation, rejoicing

  2. 2 a loud vocal expression of strong emotion heard howls of laughter from the children watching the clown's silly antics Synonyms of howl cry, holler, hoot, shout, whoop, yell, yowlWords Related to howl ejaculation, interjection; scream, screech, shriek, shrill, squall, squeak, squeal, yelp; bawl, bellow, clamor, outcry, roar; caterwaul, plaint, wailNear Antonyms of howl mumble, murmur, mutter; gasp, whimper, whisper

  3. 3 a violent shouting the crowd raised a howl when the notorious murderer appeared at the courthouse door Synonyms of howl clamor, hubbub, hue and cry, hullabaloo, noise, outcry, roar, tumult, uproar, vociferationWords Related to howl clangor, din, jangle, racket; cri de coeur, outburst, protestNear Antonyms of howl mumble, mumbling, murmur, murmuring, rumble, rumbling


howl

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of howl

  1. 1 to make a long loud mournful sound several coyotes began howling close by as the sun went down the wind howled on the open plain Synonyms of howl bay, keen, ululate, wail, yowl Words Related to howl bawl, caterwaul, scream, screech, shriek, shrill, squall, squeal, yawp (or yaup), yell, yelp

  2. 2 to cry out loudly and emotionally the boy howled in pain when his baby sister bit him Synonyms of howl scream, screech, shriek, shrill, squall, squeal, yelp, yellWords Related to howl bay, caterwaul, keen, squawk, wail, yawp (or yaup), yowl; bawl, call, cry, holler, shout, thunder, vociferateNear Antonyms of howl murmur, mutter, whisper



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