Yowl meaning

youl
A long loud mournful cry; a wail.
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To utter a long loud mournful cry; wail.
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To say or utter with a yowl.
verb
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To utter a long, mournful cry; howl.
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Such a cry.
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A prolonged, loud cry, like the sound of an animal; a wail; a howl.
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(intransitive) Utter a yowl.
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Express by yowling; utter with a yowl.
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Origin of yowl

  • Middle English yowlen probably of imitative origin

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Middle English yollen, past participle of yellen (“to yell"). More at yell, yollen.

    From Wiktionary