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Synonyms for howling

Noun

1. howl, howling, ululation, utterance, vocalization
usage: a long loud emotional utterance; "he gave a howl of pain"; "howls of laughter"; "their howling had no effect"

Verb

1. howl, ululate, wail, roar, yawl, yaup, shout, shout out, cry, call, yell, scream, holler, hollo, squall
usage: emit long loud cries; "wail in self-pity"; "howl with sorrow"
2. howl, wrawl, yammer, yowl, utter, emit, let out, let loose
usage: cry loudly, as of animals; "The coyotes were howling in the desert"
3. roar, howl, make noise, resound, noise
usage: make a loud noise, as of wind, water, or vehicles; "The wind was howling in the trees"; "The water roared down the chute"
4. roar, howl, laugh, express joy, express mirth
usage: laugh unrestrainedly and heartily

Adjective

1. fantastic, grand, howling(prenominal), marvelous, marvellous, rattling(prenominal), terrific, tremendous, wonderful, wondrous, extraordinary (vs. ordinary)
usage: extraordinarily good or great ; used especially as intensifiers; "a fantastic trip to the Orient"; "the film was fantastic!"; "a howling success"; "a marvelous collection of rare books"; "had a rattling conversation about politics"; "a tremendous achievement"
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