yowl


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yowl

 (youl)
v. yowled, yowl·ing, yowls
v.intr.
To utter a long loud mournful cry; wail.
v.tr.
To say or utter with a yowl.
n.
A long loud mournful cry; a wail.

[Middle English yowlen, probably of imitative origin .]

yowl

(jaʊl)
vb
to express with or produce a loud mournful wail or cry; howl
n
a loud mournful cry; wail or howl
[C13: from Old Norse gaula; related to German jaulen; see yawl2]
ˈyowler n

yowl

(yaʊl)

v. yowled, yowl•ing,
n. v.i.
1. to utter a long, distressful or dismal cry, as an animal or a person; howl.
n.
2. a yowling cry; a howl.
[1175–1225; Middle English yu(he)le, yule, youle]
yowl′er, n.

yowl


Past participle: yowled
Gerund: yowling

Imperative
yowl
yowl
Present
I yowl
you yowl
he/she/it yowls
we yowl
you yowl
they yowl
Preterite
I yowled
you yowled
he/she/it yowled
we yowled
you yowled
they yowled
Present Continuous
I am yowling
you are yowling
he/she/it is yowling
we are yowling
you are yowling
they are yowling
Present Perfect
I have yowled
you have yowled
he/she/it has yowled
we have yowled
you have yowled
they have yowled
Past Continuous
I was yowling
you were yowling
he/she/it was yowling
we were yowling
you were yowling
they were yowling
Past Perfect
I had yowled
you had yowled
he/she/it had yowled
we had yowled
you had yowled
they had yowled
Future
I will yowl
you will yowl
he/she/it will yowl
we will yowl
you will yowl
they will yowl
Future Perfect
I will have yowled
you will have yowled
he/she/it will have yowled
we will have yowled
you will have yowled
they will have yowled
Future Continuous
I will be yowling
you will be yowling
he/she/it will be yowling
we will be yowling
you will be yowling
they will be yowling
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been yowling
you have been yowling
he/she/it has been yowling
we have been yowling
you have been yowling
they have been yowling
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been yowling
you will have been yowling
he/she/it will have been yowling
we will have been yowling
you will have been yowling
they will have been yowling
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been yowling
you had been yowling
he/she/it had been yowling
we had been yowling
you had been yowling
they had been yowling
Conditional
I would yowl
you would yowl
he/she/it would yowl
we would yowl
you would yowl
they would yowl
Past Conditional
I would have yowled
you would have yowled
he/she/it would have yowled
we would have yowled
you would have yowled
they would have yowled
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.yowl - a very loud utterance (like the sound of an animal)yowl - a very loud utterance (like the sound of an animal); "his bellow filled the hallway"
cry, outcry, shout, vociferation, yell, call - a loud utterance; often in protest or opposition; "the speaker was interrupted by loud cries from the rear of the audience"
Verb1.yowl - cry loudly, as of animalsyowl - cry loudly, as of animals; "The coyotes were howling in the desert"
let loose, let out, utter, emit - express audibly; utter sounds (not necessarily words); "She let out a big heavy sigh"; "He uttered strange sounds that nobody could understand"
2.yowl - utter shrieks, as of catsyowl - utter shrieks, as of cats    
pipe, shriek, shrill, pipe up - utter a shrill cry

yowl

verb
1. To utter or emit a long, mournful, plaintive sound:
2. To make inarticulate sounds of grief or pain, usually accompanied by tears:
3. To cry loudly, as a healthy child does from pain or distress:
noun
A long, mournful cry:
Translations

yowl

[jaʊl]
A. N [of animal] → aullido m; [of person] → alarido m
B. VI [animal] → aullar; [person] → dar alaridos

yowl

n (of person, wolf)Heulen nt no pl; (of dog)Jaulen nt no pl; (of cat)Maunzen nt; to give a yowlheulen; → jaulen; → maunzen
vi (person)heulen; (dog)jaulen; (cat)kläglich miauen

yowl

[jaʊl]
1. n (of dog, person) → latrato; (of cat) → miagolio
2. vi (see n) → latrare; (XXX) → miagolare
References in classic literature ?
Doors banged somewhere; the elevated trains roared intermittently; a cat yowled miserably upon a back fence.
A I'm listening to an mix at the moment: YOWL, Marged, Ideals, Gwenno.
The full second wave announcement includes Amaroun, Chappaqua Wrestling, Dead!, Desperate Journalist, Dude York, Ecca Vandal, Emily Burns, Fizzy Blood, Fontaines D.C., Girlhood, Jack River, Nadia Nair, No Hot Ashes, Oscar Jerome, Pd Liddle, Rothwell, Sam Johnson, San Junipero, The Nectars, Vistas, Westerman and Yowl.
Fleur is partially deaf and when left alone for long periods she'll yowl for more love, so it's best that her new family is around to keep her company.
We will be ill with nerves again, we will yowl with joy, we will sing songs of unknown future captains.
As I sat there in my truck I could occasionally hear a dog barking, sometimes in a sharp yelp and once in a while with a loud yowl. All the canine noise sounded like the voices of a beagle or a basset chasing a rabbit or a bluetick or redbone hound trailing a raccoon.
The Californian retro-rocker is a tireless releaser of records, each mining a similar seam of 1960s and 1970s underground rock, all guitar fuzz, stomping drums and snotty Marc Bolan yowl.
Pieczonka and Yowl were well matched vocally, and their duet, which became increasingly physical as it progressed, was galvanizing.
(Seat-belt fasteners are all very well, but why don't planes come equipped with velcro mouth-fasteners, to be suitably applied at the first syllable of a neonatal yowl? Vijay Mallya should look into this, I think.
The dark, heavy timbre of mezzo Clare Bartram and the light, clear, almost child-like soprano of Pamela Davies were too much of a contrast for my taste, especially in the Agnus Dei, and an otherwise decent performance by Miss Davies ended, in the final Requiem , with a feline yowl the best part of a semitone sharp.
Moments later I hear an unmistakable mewing yowl. Almost instantly a second spotted kitten bails from its unseen perch beneath my stand and tears away in a leaf-rustling rush, quickly vanishing into the surrounding brush.