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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 .]
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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
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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.
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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
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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
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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:
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Translations

yowl

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

[jaʊl]
1. n (of dog, person) → latrato; (of cat) → miagolio
2. vi (see n) → latrare; (XXX) → miagolare
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
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Fisi, the hyena, hermaphroditic, self-eating devourer of the dead, trailer of calving cows, ham-stnnger, potential biter-off of your face at night while you slept, sad yowler, campfollower, stinking, foul, with jaws that crack the bones the lion leaves, belly dragging, loping away on the brown plain, looking back, mongrel dog-smart in the face.
The New York Daily News reported, "Blunk's girlfriend, Jansen Young; McQuinn's girlfriend, Samantha Yowler; and Teves' gal pal Amanda Lindgren made it out of the bloodbath--but they would have been killed had it not been for the loves of their lives."
When gunfire broke out, Matt McQuinn, 27, threw himself in front of Samantha Yowler, 26, and was shot three times.
Matt McQuinn, 27, heroically dived on girlfriend Samantha Yowler when the shooting erupted but died protecting her while she took a bullet in the leg.