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English noun: yowl

1. yowl (communication) a very loud utterance (like the sound of an animal)


SamplesHis bellow filled the hallway.


Synonymsbellow, bellowing, holla, holler, hollering, hollo, holloa, roar, roaring


Broader (hypernym)call, cry, outcry, shout, vociferation, yell


English verb: yowl

1. yowl (communication) cry loudly, as of animals


SamplesThe coyotes were howling in the desert.


ExamplesYou can hear animals yowl in the meadows, The meadows yowl with animals


Synonymshowl, wrawl, yammer


Pattern of useSomething ----s.
Somebody ----s


Broader (hypernym)emit, let loose, let out, utter

2. yowl (communication) utter shrieks, as of cats


Synonymscaterwaul


Pattern of useSomething ----s


Broader (hypernym)pipe, pipe up, shriek, shrill









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