- that howls
- mournful; dreary
- Slang great; tremendous: a howling success
- Marked by the sound of howling: a howling wind.
- Desolate; dreary: a howling wilderness.
- Slang Very great; tremendous: a howling success.
- The act of producing howls.
- The howling of wolves is haunting at night.
- Present participle of howl.
From a medieval diminutive of the given name Hugh.
- It was a wolf howling at the full moon.
- In the Sinan Tekke or Dervish monastery the ceremonies of the howling and dancing Dervishes may be witnessed.
- The poor owner of the crumpled van sobbed over her accordioned quarter panel, her pocket dog howling in accompaniment.
- On the 12th of November he was guillotined amid the insults of a howling mob.
- When on the 7th of November 1793 Gobel, bishop of Paris, was intimidated into resigning his episcopal office at the bar of the Convention, Gregoire, who was temporarily absent from the sitting, hearing what had happened, hurried to the hall, and in the face of a howling mob of deputies refused to abjure either his religion or his office.