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Noun: howling  haw(-u)-ling
  1. A long loud emotional utterance
    "their howling had no effect";
    - howl, ululation
Adjective: howling  haw(-u)-ling
  1. Extraordinarily good or great; used especially as an intensifier
    "a howling success";
    - fantastic, grand, marvelous [US], marvellous [Brit, Cdn], rattling, terrific, tremendous, wonderful, wondrous, magnificent, heavenly
Verb: howl  hawl
  1. Emit long loud cries
    "howl with sorrow";
    - ululate, wail, roar, yawl, yaup
     
  2. Cry loudly, as of animals
    "The coyotes were howling in the desert";
    - wrawl, yammer, yowl
     
  3. Make a loud noise, as of wind, water, or vehicles
    "The wind was howling in the trees";
    - roar
     
  4. Laugh unrestrainedly and heartily
    - roar

Derived forms: howlings

See also: extraordinary

Type of: call, cry, emit, express joy, express mirth, holler, hollo [non-standard], laugh, let loose, let out, make noise, noise, resound, scream, shout, shout out, squall, utter, utterance, vocalization, yell

Encyclopedia: Howling

Howl, USA