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yowl

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of yowl

  1. a loud vocal expression of strong emotion <the cat gave a yowl of anger> Synonyms cry, holler, hoot, howl, whoop, yell, shoutRelated Words ejaculation, interjection; scream, screech, shriek, shrill, squall, squeak, squeal, yelp; bawl, bellow, clamor, outcry, roar; caterwaul, plaint, wailNear Antonyms mumble, murmur, mutter; gasp, whimper, whisper


yowl

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of yowl

  1. 1 to express dissatisfaction, pain, or resentment usually tiresomely <a bitterly cold winter that had people yowling about their heating bills> Synonyms beef, bellyache, bitch, bleat, carp, caterwaul, crab, croak, fuss, gripe, grizzle, grouch, grouse, growl, grumble, grump, holler, inveigh, keen, kick, kvetch, maunder [chiefly British], moan, murmur, mutter, nag, repine, scream, squawk, squeal, wail, whimper, whine, whinge [British], yammer, yawp (or yaup), complainRelated Words object (to), protest, quarrel (with); cavil, quibble; fret, stew, worry; blubber, cry, sob; bemoan, bewail, deplore, lamentNear Antonyms accept, bear, countenance, endure, take, tolerate; applaud, cheer, commendAntonyms crow, delight, rejoice

  2. 2 to make a long loud mournful sound <coyotes yowling at the moon> Synonyms bay, keen, ululate, wail, howlRelated Words bawl, caterwaul, scream, screech, shriek, shrill, squall, squeal, yawp (or yaup), yell, yelp


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