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A very loud utterance (like the sound of an animal).  Synonyms: bellow, bellowing, holla, holler, hollering, hollo, holloa, roar, roaring.

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"Yowl" Quotes from Famous Books

... this question was startling. The man pushed back his hat, threw up his head, rescued the burning cigar, then emitted an almost catlike yowl. For some minutes several people had been watching him from a respectful distance. Now, hearing the yowl, these onlookers drew near. He rose then, instantly sober, set the hat forward, descended the steps, and held out a friendly left hand ...
— The Rich Little Poor Boy • Eleanor Gates

... happened just about the hour of midnight—the three sleepers were suddenly awakened by his expansive "yowl," that filled the whole valley, and reverberating from the cliffs, appeared continuous. The dog, after uttering this warning note, had rushed out of the hut—which had no door to it—and it was from some place down near the lake that ...
— The Cliff Climbers - A Sequel to "The Plant Hunters" • Captain Mayne Reid

... the cat he opened one of his green eyes and looked at them, but they did not notice him. As soon as they were out of the room and into the hall he sat up on the mat and began to yowl in ...
— The Enchanted Island • Fannie Louise Apjohn

... Coyote came bounding and barking through the sage-brush after him. Wahb tried to run, but it was no use; the Coyote was soon up with him. Then with a sudden rush of desperate courage Wahb turned and charged his foe. The astonished Coyote gave a scared yowl or two, and fled with his tail between his legs. Thus Wahb learned that war ...
— The Biography of a Grizzly • Ernest Seton-Thompson

... Apaches of Arizona. The scenes go on all day and all night in different forms. A number of dogs are being broken in by being tied up to stakes. These keep up a heart-rending and peculiar crying, beginning with a short bark which melts into a yowl and dies away in a nerve-racking wail. This ceases not day or night, and half a dozen of these prisoners are within a stone's throw of ...
— The Arctic Prairies • Ernest Thompson Seton

Words linked to "Yowl" :   emit, vociferation, shriek, let out, shout, outcry, pipe up, cry, call, shrill, let loose, pipe, yell, utter

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