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howl in Animals topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishhowlhowl1 /haʊl/ ●○○ verb 🔊 🔊 1 HBALOUD/NOISY[intransitive] if a dog, wolf, or other animal howls, it makes a long loud sound → bark 🔊 The dogs howled all night.2 LOUD/NOISY[intransitive] to make a long loud cry because you are unhappy, angry, or in pain, or because you are amused or excited 🔊 Upstairs, one of the twins began to howl (=cry).howl in/with 🔊 Somewhere, someone was howling in pain. 🔊 He makes audiences howl with laughter.3 TELL/ORDER somebody TO DO something[intransitive, transitive] to shout or demand something angrilyhowl for 🔊 Republicans have been howling for military intervention.4 HIGH SOUND OR VOICE[intransitive] if the wind howls, it makes a loud high sound as it blows 🔊 wind howling in the trees → howl somebody/something ↔ down→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
howl• Do not be put off if some are howling.• We were side-slipping, starboard wing down, falling to earth with our engines howling.• Strong winds howled across the region.• One boy in my class howled and cried almost the whole of every day.• The wind was howling and the temperature was dropping fast.• White kicked off her shoes and the audience howled, for under her fishnet stockings were toes stuck with corn plasters.• Dave howled in pain as Ranzell beat him.• For six weeks after our arrival it rained almost continually and the wind howled melancholy dirges around our chimneys and doors.• Many businesses are howling that they will not be able to operate efficiently under the new regulations.• Their world became a blinding wall of white, howling towards them, too fast for thought or action.howl in/with• It was a world which howled with car chases and teetered between excitement and extinction.• Babies gurgle with pleasure, scream with pain, and howl with fear.• The class howled in glee as she spun and screamed and beat at her burning dress.• And suddenly wolves were howling in her head.• He could have taken his case to the press and howled with indignation.• I was so surprised I howled with indignation.• I howl with the blaring of the air raid sirens.• Alan left him howling in the cot again while he went for a bowl of water.