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Howler  n.  
One who howls.
(Zool.) Any South American monkey of the genus Mycetes. Many species are known. They are arboreal in their habits, and are noted for the loud, discordant howling in which they indulge at night.

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"Howler" Quotes from Famous Books

... hearth with the Thane's dogs. "There be dead men alive, and live men dead. There be merry songs and dismal songs. Marry, and the merriest are the saddest sometimes. I will leave off motley and wear black, gossip Athelstane. I will turn howler at funerals, and then, perhaps, I shall be merry. Motley is fit for mutes, and black for fools. Give me some drink, gossip, for my voice is as ...
— Burlesques • William Makepeace Thackeray

Words linked to "Howler" :   bungle, gag, belly laugh, wow, platyrrhinian, New World monkey, riot, jest, joke, boner, bloomer, sidesplitter, fuckup, pratfall, jape, boo-boo, thigh-slapper, Alouatta, blooper, blunder, howler monkey, flub, platyrrhine, botch, genus Alouatta

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