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1. yowl

verb. cry loudly, as of animals.

Synonyms

  • utter
  • let loose
  • howl
  • wrawl
  • let out
  • emit

Antonyms

  • shout
  • specify
  • mitigated
  • incomplete

Etymology

  • yollen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • gegollen (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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2. yowl

noun. a very loud utterance (like the sound of an animal).

Synonyms

  • hollo
  • vociferation
  • holloa
  • outcry
  • yell
  • holla
  • holler
  • bellow
  • roar
  • cry
  • hollering
  • shout
  • call
  • roaring

Antonyms

  • whisper
  • cheer
  • cry
  • laugh

Etymology

  • yollen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • gegollen (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

3. yowl

verb. utter shrieks, as of cats.

Synonyms

  • pipe up
  • shriek
  • caterwaul
  • shrill

Antonyms

  • cause to sleep
  • put option
  • contraindicate
  • unsuccessful

Etymology

  • yollen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • gegollen (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

Sentences with yowl


1. Noun, singular or mass
The pain of teething may cause him to eat less, yowl or be cross.

2. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
Your kitten's behavior will also change once he or she hits puberty: Male kitties begin to spray smelly urine to mark their territory, and females yowl when in heat.

3. Adverb
You might hear him yowl when he's trying to urinate.

4. Personal pronoun
He may also stare, yowl or growl at an opponent until either he or the opponent backs down.

5. Verb, base form
If she is confined to your home, she will howl and yowl in an attempt to attract the attention of a male cat.

6. Interjection
But they also hiss, yowl, and growl.

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