Howlet



[hou-lit] /ˈhaʊ lɪt/

noun, British Dialect.
1.
an owl or owlet.
/ˈhaʊlɪt/
noun
1.
(archaic, poetic) another word for owl

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  • Howling

    [hou-ling] /ˈhaʊ lɪŋ/ adjective 1. producing or uttering a howling noise: a howling mob. 2. desolate, dismal, or dreary: a howling wilderness. 3. Informal. very great; tremendous: a howling success. [houl] /haʊl/ verb (used without object) 1. to utter a loud, prolonged, mournful cry, as that of a dog or wolf. 2. to utter a […]

  • Howlingly

    [hou-ling] /ˈhaʊ lɪŋ/ adjective 1. producing or uttering a howling noise: a howling mob. 2. desolate, dismal, or dreary: a howling wilderness. 3. Informal. very great; tremendous: a howling success. /ˈhaʊlɪŋ/ adjective 1. (prenominal) (informal) (intensifier): a howling success, a howling error adjective Conspicuously successful: The Peoples’ theatre is doing a howling biz (1887+)



  • Howling success

    A tremendous triumph, as in Their first play was a howling success. This colloquial expression employs howling in the sense of “very pronounced” or “glaring,” a usage dating from the mid-1800s.

  • Howlround

    /ˈhaʊlˌraʊnd/ noun 1. the condition, resulting in a howling noise, when sound from a loudspeaker is fed back into the microphone of a public-address or recording system Also called howlback



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