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Noun: yowl  yawl
  1. A very loud utterance (like the sound of an animal)
    "his yowl filled the hallway";
    - bellow, bellowing, holla, holler, hollering, hollo [non-standard], holloa, roar, roaring
Verb: yowl  yawl
  1. Cry loudly, as of animals
    "The coyotes were yowling in the desert";
    - howl, wrawl, yammer
     
  2. Utter shrieks, as of cats
    - caterwaul

Derived forms: yowled, yowls, yowling

Type of: call, cry, emit, let loose, let out, outcry, pipe, pipe up, shout, shriek, shrill, utter, vociferation, yell

Encyclopedia: Yowl