AskDefine | Define howling

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howling adj
1 noisy with or as if with loud cries and shouts; "a crying mass of rioters"; "a howling wind"; "shouting fans"; "the yelling fiend" [syn: crying, yelling, shouting]
2 extraordinarily good; used especially as intensifiers; "a fantastic trip to the Orient"; "the film was fantastic!"; "a howling success"; "a marvelous collection of rare books"; "had a rattling conversation about politics"; "a tremendous achievement" [syn: fantastic, howling(a), marvelous, marvellous, rattling(a), terrific, tremendous, wonderful, wondrous] n : a long loud emotional utterance; "he gave a howl of pain"; "howls of laughter"; "their howling had no effect" [syn: howl, ululation]

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Noun

  1. The act of producing howls.
    The howling of wolves is haunting at night.

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Verb

howling
  1. present participle of howl

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