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verb howl pronunciation in British English /haʊl/ 
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present tense
I/you/we/theyhowl
he/she/ithowls
present participlehowling
past tensehowled
past participlehowled
  1. 2
    [intransitive] to cry very loudly in pain, anger, or sadness

    The children all started howling.

  2. 3
    [intransitive] if the wind howls, it blows with a long loud sound

    A bitter wind howled through the empty streets.

  3. 4
    [intransitive] to laugh very loudly
    howl with:

    By now the audience were howling with laughter.

  4. 5
    [transitive] to say something in a loud angry voice

    Ray jumped up and started howling obscenities at the referee.

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