Howling definition

houlĭng
Marked by the sound of howling.

A howling wind.

adjective
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Desolate; dreary.

A howling wilderness.

adjective
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(slang) Very great; tremendous.

A howling success.

adjective
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That howls.
adjective
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(slang) Great; tremendous.

A howling success.

adjective
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Mournful; dreary.
adjective
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The act of producing howls.

The howling of wolves is haunting at night.

noun
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Present participle of howl.
verb
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pronoun
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
howling
Plural:
howlings

Origin of howling

  • From a medieval diminutive of the given name Hugh.

    From Wiktionary