Synonyms for howl

Synonyms for (noun) howl

Synonyms: howl, howling, ululation

Definition: a long loud emotional utterance

Usage: he gave a howl of pain; howls of laughter; their howling had no effect

Similar words: utterance, vocalization

Definition: the use of uttered sounds for auditory communication


Synonyms: howl

Definition: a loud sustained noise resembling the cry of a hound

Usage: the howl of the wind made him restless

Similar words: noise

Definition: sound of any kind (especially unintelligible or dissonant sound)

Usage: he enjoyed the street noises; they heard indistinct noises of people talking; during the firework display that ended the gala the noise reached 98 decibels


Synonyms: howl

Definition: the long plaintive cry of a hound or a wolf

Similar words: cry

Definition: the characteristic utterance of an animal

Usage: animal cries filled the night

Synonyms for (verb) howl

Synonyms: howl, roar

Definition: laugh unrestrainedly and heartily

Similar words: laugh, express joy, express mirth

Definition: produce laughter


Synonyms: howl, roar

Definition: make a loud noise, as of wind, water, or vehicles

Usage: The wind was howling in the trees; The water roared down the chute

Similar words: make noise, noise, resound

Definition: emit a noise


Synonyms: roar, ululate, yaup, yawl, wail, howl

Definition: emit long loud cries

Usage: wail in self-pity; howl with sorrow

Similar words: yell, holler, hollo, call, scream, shout, shout out, squall, cry

Definition: utter a sudden loud cry

Usage: she cried with pain when the doctor inserted the needle; I yelled to her from the window but she couldn't hear me


Synonyms: howl, yowl, wrawl, yammer

Definition: cry loudly, as of animals

Usage: The coyotes were howling in the desert

Similar words: utter, let loose, let out, emit

Definition: express audibly; utter sounds (not necessarily words)

Usage: She let out a big heavy sigh; He uttered strange sounds that nobody could understand