Definition and Meanings for howling
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Part of Speech of howling
intransitive verb, imperfect, past participle, present participle, verbal noun, transitive verb, noun
Etymology of howling
Meaning of howling
as intransitive verb, imperfect, past participle, present participle, verbal noun
- to utter a loud, protracted, mournful sound or cry, as dogs and wolves often do.
- to utter a sound expressive of distress; to cry aloud and mournfully; to lament; to wail.
- to make a noise resembling the cry of a wild beast.
as transitive verb
- to utter with outcry.
- the protracted, mournful cry of a dog or a wolf, or other like sound.
- a prolonged cry of distress or anguish; a wail.