yowl

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle English yollen, past participle of yellen (to yell). More at yell, yollen.

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yowl (plural yowls)

  1. A prolonged, loud cry, like the sound of an animal; a wail; a howl.

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yowl (third-person singular simple present yowls, present participle yowling, simple past and past participle yowled)

  1. (intransitive) Utter a yowl.
  2. (transitive) Express by yowling; utter with a yowl.

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