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Meaning of howl

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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

      n 1: a long loud emotional utterance; "he gave a howl of pain";
           "howls of laughter"; "their howling had no effect" [syn:
           {howl}, {howling}, {ululation}]
      2: the long plaintive cry of a hound or a wolf
      3: a loud sustained noise resembling the cry of a hound; "the
         howl of the wind made him restless"
      v 1: emit long loud cries; "wail in self-pity"; "howl with
           sorrow" [syn: {howl}, {ululate}, {wail}, {roar}, {yawl},
      2: cry loudly, as of animals; "The coyotes were howling in the
         desert" [syn: {howl}, {wrawl}, {yammer}, {yowl}]
      3: make a loud noise, as of wind, water, or vehicles; "The wind
         was howling in the trees"; "The water roared down the chute"
         [syn: {roar}, {howl}]
      4: laugh unrestrainedly and heartily [syn: {roar}, {howl}]

Source : WordNet ® Princeton University. 2010.

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