howl

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noun
ADJECTIVE
long
loud
eerie, unearthly

He broke down and let out an unearthly howl.

VERB + HOWL
give, let out
hear
PREPOSITION
with a howl

With a howl he leaped at his foe.

howl of

a howl of pain

howls of laughter/protest

PHRASES
be greeted with howls of sth, be met with howls of sth (both esp. BrE)

His comments were met with howls of outrage.

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verb
Howl is used with these nouns as the subject: ↑dog, ↑wind, ↑wolf

Collocations dictionary. 2013.

Synonyms:
(as of a dog), / (as a dog), / , / (said of wind)


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