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Noun: howler  haw-lu(r)
  1. A joke that seems extremely funny
    - belly laugh, sidesplitter, thigh-slapper, scream, wow, riot
     
  2. Monkey of tropical South American forests having a loud howling cry
    - howler monkey
     
  3. A glaring blunder

Derived forms: howlers

Type of: bloomer, blooper [N. Amer], blue [Austral, NZ], blunder, boner, boo-boo, botch, bungle, flub [N. Amer], foul-up, gag, jape, jest, joke, laugh, New World monkey, platyrrhine, platyrrhinian, pratfall

Part of: Alouatta, genus Alouatta

Encyclopedia: Howler