v. howled, howl·ing, howls
1. To utter or emit a long, mournful, plaintive sound.
2. To cry or wail loudly, as in pain, sorrow, or anger.
3. Slang To laugh heartily.
4. Slang To go on a spree.
To express or utter with a howl. See Synonyms at shout.
1. A long wailing cry.
2. A loud derisive call: the howls of an angry mob.
3. Slang Something uproariously funny or absurd.
To drown out or silence by loud derisive calls: The candidate was howled down at the town meeting.
[Middle English houlen.]