|Origin:||From the sound|
Related topics: Animals
if a dog, wolf, or other animal howls, it makes a long loud sound [↪ bark]:
The dogs howled all night.
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).
3 [intransitive and transitive]
to shout or demand something angrily
Republicans have been howling for military intervention.
if the wind howls, it makes a loud high sound as it blows:
wind howling in the trees