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yowl definitions

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

n
1: a very loud utterance (like the sound of an animal); "his bellow filled the hallway" [syn: bellow, bellowing, holla, holler, hollering, hollo, holloa, roar, roaring, yowl] v
1: cry loudly, as of animals; "The coyotes were howling in the desert" [syn: howl, wrawl, yammer, yowl]
2: utter shrieks, as of cats [syn: yowl, caterwaul]

Merriam Webster's

I. verb Etymology: Middle English Date: 13th century intransitive verb 1. to utter a loud long cry of grief, pain, or distress ; wail 2. to complain or protest with or as if with yowls transitive verb to express with yowling II. noun Date: 15th century a loud long mournful wail or howl (as of a cat)

Oxford Reference Dictionary

n. & v. --n. a loud wailing cry of or as of a cat or dog in pain or distress. --v.intr. utter a yowl. Etymology: imit.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Yowl Yowl, v. i. [See Yawl, v. i.] To utter a loud, long, and mournful cry, as a dog; to howl; to yell.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Yowl Yowl, n. A loud, protracted, and mournful cry, as that of a dog; a howl.

Collin's Cobuild Dictionary

(yowls, yowling, yowled) If a person or an animal yowls, they make a long loud cry, especially because they are sad or in pain. The dog began to yowl. VERB: V Yowl is also a noun. Patsy could hardly be heard above the baby's yowls. N-COUNT yowling I couldn't stand that yowling.

1811 Dictionary of the Vulgar Tongue

To cry aloud, or howl.

Moby Thesaurus

bark, battle cry, bawl, bay, bell, bellow, blare, blat, blate, bleat, bray, call, caterwaul, cheer, cry, cry out, dolorous tirade, give tongue, give voice, groan, hail, halloo, holler, hollo, hoot, howl, hurrah, jeremiad, keen, lament, low, make an outcry, meow, mew, mewl, miaow, moan, moo, murmur, mutter, neigh, nicker, outcry, plaint, planctus, pule, rallying cry, roar, screak, scream, screech, shout, shriek, sob, squall, squawk, squeak, squeal, tirade, troat, ululate, ululation, wail, wail of woe, war cry, war whoop, whicker, whimper, whine, whinny, whoop, yammer, yap, yawl, yawp, yell, yelp, yip, yo-ho




 


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