- 1.1 [dog/wolf] aullar*; [person] dar* alaridos; [wind/gale] aullar*, bramar when his hat fell off, I just howled (with laughter) cuando se le cayó el sombrero, estallé de risa to howl
atsb gritarle aalgn she howled at me to leave her alone me gritó que la dejara en paz 1.2 (weep noisily) [colloquial/familiar] berrear [colloquial/familiar]More example sentences1.3 (British English/inglés británico) [loudspeaker] emitir pitidos
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- She was howling as loudly as her young lungs allowed.
- He shrieked and he wailed and he howled and he screeched, until all the air in his lungs left, and then he still yelled.
- Now, every time he hears the van, he howls like a baby until he is let out, runs across the road and queues up.
- A wolf howls in the autumn morning, and is joined by three other voices.
- Last night, in the full moon, I heard a wolf howl, and this morning I woke up to a dead bear next to my side.
- The wind howls outside but you're cosy round a big fire.
Paro is the name in Spain for both unemployment and unemployment benefit. The period for which paro can be claimed ranges from three months to a year, depending on how long a person has been working. The amount paid decreases over the period of unemployment.
- 1.1 countable/numerable (of dog, wolf) aullido (m); (of person) alarido (m), aullido (m); (of baby) berrido (m) a howl of pain/protest un alarido de dolor/de protesta howls of laughter carcajadas (fpl), risotadas (fpl)More example sentences
More example sentences1.2 uncountable or countable/no numerable o numerable (British English/inglés británico) [Audio] [Electronics/Electrónica] pitido (masculine)
- While in captivity, they are very vocal, uttering high-pitched whines and howls, rasping growls.
- I could have mistaken all their offers as howls from wild wolves.
- The white wolf diminished his baying howls, and his slavering white spittled jowls showed his past devotion.
More example sentences1.3 countable/numerable (something hilarious) (American English/inglés norteamericano) [colloquial/familiar] it really was a howl fue para morirse de risa [colloquial/familiar], fue un plato (Latin America/América Latina) or (Mexico/México) un relajo [colloquial/familiar] me work for $10 an hour? that's a howl ¿trabajar yo por 10 dólares la hora? ¡no me hagas reír!
- His howl of pain and anger was the most pleasant sound I could have heard right then.
- But the howls of protest grew louder as passengers previously unaware of the changes turned up at stops all over town to find their usual buses were nowhere to be seen.
- He has enormous lumps - fatty deposits, I'm told - on each side of his head, and he delivers howls of pain every time he moves, which is rarely.
- It also makes for a deeply satisfying rush at times, particularly when their sludgy rock pulse is accelerated into viscous gobs of noise or howls of feedback.
- The former pits a grinding feedback howl against persistent organs before the organ eventually sputters to a halt, exhausted.
- Though the songs have all the jittery energy and dance beats that make bank these days, hooks are absent, replaced by trebly guitar screech and electronic howls.