Synonyms of howl


1. howl, howling, ululation, utterance, vocalization

usage: a long loud emotional utterance; "he gave a howl of pain"; "howls of laughter"; "their howling had no effect"

2. howl, cry

usage: the long plaintive cry of a hound or a wolf

3. howl, noise

usage: a loud sustained noise resembling the cry of a hound; "the howl of the wind made him restless"


1. howl, ululate, wail, roar, yawl, yaup, shout, shout out, cry, call, yell, scream, holler, hollo, squall

usage: emit long loud cries; "wail in self-pity"; "howl with sorrow"

2. howl, wrawl, yammer, yowl, utter, emit, let out, let loose

usage: cry loudly, as of animals; "The coyotes were howling in the desert"

3. roar, howl, make noise, resound, noise

usage: make a loud noise, as of wind, water, or vehicles; "The wind was howling in the trees"; "The water roared down the chute"

4. roar, howl, laugh, express joy, express mirth

usage: laugh unrestrainedly and heartily

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Definition and meaning of howl (Dictionary)