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howl

verb [I]
 
 
/haʊl/
ANIMAL If a dog or wolf (= wild animal like a dog) howls, it makes a long, sad sound.Animal (non-human) sounds
MAKE SOUND to make a loud sound, usually to express pain, sadness, or another strong emotion: He howled in pain. The audience was howling with laughter.Shouting and screamingSounds made by humans with their mouths
WIND If the wind howls, it blows hard and makes a lot of noise: The wind was howling outside.Wind and windsStormy weather
howl noun [C]
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