1. [ verb ] utter shrieks, as of cats
Synonyms: caterwaul
Related terms: shriek caterwaul
2. [ verb ] cry loudly, as of animals
Synonyms: wrawl yammer howl

"The coyotes were howling in the desert"

Related terms: utter bellow
3. [ noun ] a very loud utterance (like the sound of an animal)
Synonyms: hollering bellow roar holler yowling roaring hollo holloa holla bellowing

"his bellow filled the hallway"

Related terms: cry shout bawl thunder howl holler bellow howl roar hollo
Similar spelling:   Yowell