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Meaning of "yowl" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD YOWL

From Old Norse gaula; related to German jaulen.
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Etymology is the study of the origin of words and their changes in structure and significance.
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PRONUNCIATION OF YOWL

yowl  [jaʊl] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF YOWL

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Yowl is a verb and can also act as a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

The verb is the part of the sentence that is conjugated and expresses action and state of being.

See the conjugation of the verb yowl in English.

WHAT DOES YOWL MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of yowl in the English dictionary

The definition of yowl in the dictionary is to express with or produce a loud mournful wail or cry; howl. Other definition of yowl is a loud mournful cry; wail or howl.


CONJUGATION OF THE VERB TO YOWL

PRESENT

Present
I yowl
you yowl
he/she/it yowls
we yowl
you yowl
they yowl
Present continuous
I am yowling
you are yowling
he/she/it is yowling
we are yowling
you are yowling
they are yowling
Present perfect
I have yowled
you have yowled
he/she/it has yowled
we have yowled
you have yowled
they have yowled
Present perfect continuous
I have been yowling
you have been yowling
he/she/it has been yowling
we have been yowling
you have been yowling
they have been yowling
Present tense is used to refer to circumstances that exist at the present time or over a period that includes the present time. The present perfect refers to past events, although it can be considered to denote primarily the resulting present situation rather than the events themselves.

PAST

Past
I yowled
you yowled
he/she/it yowled
we yowled
you yowled
they yowled
Past continuous
I was yowling
you were yowling
he/she/it was yowling
we were yowling
you were yowling
they were yowling
Past perfect
I had yowled
you had yowled
he/she/it had yowled
we had yowled
you had yowled
they had yowled
Past perfect continuous
I had been yowling
you had been yowling
he/she/it had been yowling
we had been yowling
you had been yowling
they had been yowling
Past tense forms express circumstances existing at some time in the past,

FUTURE

Future
I will yowl
you will yowl
he/she/it will yowl
we will yowl
you will yowl
they will yowl
Future continuous
I will be yowling
you will be yowling
he/she/it will be yowling
we will be yowling
you will be yowling
they will be yowling
Future perfect
I will have yowled
you will have yowled
he/she/it will have yowled
we will have yowled
you will have yowled
they will have yowled
Future perfect continuous
I will have been yowling
you will have been yowling
he/she/it will have been yowling
we will have been yowling
you will have been yowling
they will have been yowling
The future is used to express circumstances that will occur at a later time.

CONDITIONAL

Conditional
I would yowl
you would yowl
he/she/it would yowl
we would yowl
you would yowl
they would yowl
Conditional continuous
I would be yowling
you would be yowling
he/she/it would be yowling
we would be yowling
you would be yowling
they would be yowling
Conditional perfect
I would have yowl
you would have yowl
he/she/it would have yowl
we would have yowl
you would have yowl
they would have yowl
Conditional perfect continuous
I would have been yowling
you would have been yowling
he/she/it would have been yowling
we would have been yowling
you would have been yowling
they would have been yowling
Conditional or "future-in-the-past" tense refers to hypothetical or possible actions.

IMPERATIVE

Imperative
you yowl
we let´s yowl
you yowl
The imperative is used to form commands or requests.
NONFINITE VERB FORMS
Infinitive
to yowl
Past participle
yowled
Present Participle
yowling
Infinitive shows the action beyond temporal perspective. The present participle or gerund shows the action during the session. The past participle shows the action after completion.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH YOWL


afoul
əˈfaʊl
befoul
bɪˈfaʊl
cowl
kaʊl
defoul
dɪˈfaʊl
dowl
daʊl
foul
faʊl
fowl
faʊl
gowl
ɡaʊl
growl
ɡraʊl
howl
haʊl
jowl
dʒaʊl
jowls
ˈdʒaʊl
meow
mɪˈaʊl
owl
aʊl
peafowl
ˈpiːˌfaʊl
prowl
praʊl
Rabaul
rɑːˈbaʊl
scowl
skaʊl
waterfowl
ˈwɔːtəˌfaʊl
wildfowl
ˈwaɪldˌfaʊl

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE YOWL

youth orchestra
youth programming
Youth Training Scheme
youth worker
youthen
youthful
youthfully
youthfulness
youthhood
youthless
youthly
youthquake
YouTube
yow
yowe
yowie
yowler
yowley
yowling

WORDS THAT END LIKE YOWL

barn owl
bowl
brown owl
cheek by jowl
fishbowl
fruit bowl
goldfish bowl
hoot owl
horned owl
mixing bowl
night owl
nowl
on the prowl
punchbowl
screech owl
sugar bowl
Super Bowl
the Dust Bowl
toilet bowl
washing-up bowl

Synonyms and antonyms of yowl in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «YOWL»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «yowl» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of yowl
bawl · bay · caterwaul · cry · howl · screech · squall · ululate · wail · yell

Translation of «yowl» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF YOWL

Find out the translation of yowl to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of yowl from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «yowl» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

号叫
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

yowl
570 millions of speakers

English

yowl
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

चिल्लाना
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

عواء
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

вой
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

yowl
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

আর্তনাদ
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

hurler
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Yowl
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Jaulen
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

悲しそうな声
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

yowl
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Yowl
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

tiếng chó tru
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

நாயின் வேதனைக் குரல்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

गरुड
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

ürümek
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

ululato
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

yowl
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

виття
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

urla
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

ουρλιάζω
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

krollen
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

yowl
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

yowl
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of yowl

TRENDS

TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «YOWL»

The term «yowl» is regularly used and occupies the 79.984 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «YOWL» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about yowl

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «YOWL»

Discover the use of yowl in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to yowl and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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I Cease Not to Yowl: Ezra Pound's Letters to Olivia Rossetti ...
This collection of never-before-published correspondence between Pound and Agresti, begun in 1937 and continuing through Pound's incarceration at St. Elizabeth's Hospital in Washington, D.C.--where he was found mentally unfit to stand trial ...
Ezra Pound, Olivia Rossetti Agresti, Demetres P. Tryphonopoulos, 1998
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Y Is for Yowl!: A Scary Alphabet
Spine-tingling, bone-chilling photos make your heart race...and you love it! Find your favorite things that go "bump" in the night in Y is for Yowl!
Laura Purdie Salas, 2009
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Yowl: Selected Poems About Cats
Complemented by charming black-and-white pencil drawings, a selection of poetry celebrates the unique bond between human and feline in verse by Langston Hughes, Emily Dickinson, Lawrence Ferlinghetti, Ogden Nash, John Keats, May Sarton, ...
Ferris Cook, 2001
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I Cease Not to Yowl Reannotated: New Notes on the ...
Selective annotations of Ezra Pound's volume of correspondence, "I Cease Not to Yowl": Ezra Pound's Letters to Olivia Rossetti Agresti, edited by Demetres P. Tryphonopoulos and Leon Surette (Urbana and Chicago, University of Illinois Press ...
Ezra Pound, Archibald Henderson, Olivia Rossetti Agresti, 2009
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Sequil Or Things Whitch Aint Finished in the First
... old Straton the gas man come round with a little ladder and clim up and put out the gas and then it was prety dark. then Beany he said less go up to Pewts and yowl like cats. so we went up into Pewts garden and we begun to yowl feerful like  ...
Henry A Shute, 2007
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Hornet's Nest
"He goes yowl-yowl-yowl. Then he's quiet and does the same thing again. Always three syllables." "Sounds to me like Niles is trying to give you information and you're not listening. Quite possibly he's pointing out something right under your ...
Patricia Cornwell, 1998
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Shakespearian and Other Essays
First he excludes1 from expression what he calls the physical consequence of emotion: the yowl of pain, for instance, which a man gives when someone kicks him in the stomach. Behind this yowl, he says, there is nothing theoretic, no ' vision ...
James Smith, 1974
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Chinese: A Guide to the Spoken Language
Come herel Come quickly, cost How much does this cost? cotton cup DOWl JUHl -lee LA^EE KWAlee LA^EE DA W sha-oo CH^ YA N? YOWl M^YAN-hwa BA Y-dz Dangerl dentist disinfectant doctor or Take me to a doctor Draw a map drink ...
‎1943
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A Cat's Christmas
popular Yowltide songs, such as "Ye Brightly Burning Yowl Log," "Yowl Yowl Yowl," and "Thy Hot Fur Makes Me Purr." But for many, the first Christmas, in all its sacred splendor, really began in Bethlehem when Jesus was born. All felines are ...
Stefanie Samek, 1998
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The Four Ugly Cats in Apartment 3D
After a neighbor in her apartment building dies, ten-year-old Lily tries to find homes for his four ugly, noisy cats.
Marilyn Sachs, 2002

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «YOWL»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term yowl is used in the context of the following news items.
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Monsters Wanted: Knott's and Universal Auditions
"Yearly yowl," of course, is the less official but more Halloween-appropriate way of saying both major theme parks have posted the audition information for their ... «NBC Southern California, Jul 15»
2
Proxyham Wi-Fi relay SUPPRESSED. CONSPIRACY, yowl tinfoilers
Rhino Security has suddenly pulled the plug on its “ProxyHam” Wi-Fi relay project and withdrawn from the upcoming DefCon conference. The company's Bun ... «The Register, Jul 15»
3
Hot 2015 Volkswagen Golf R is just a bit out of focus
Maybe it puts more crease in their character lines or yowl in their growl. I don't really know. But VW seems to savor a stout shot of drama at the end of each day. «Dallas Morning News, Jun 15»
4
Meow, yowl or blink blink: Cats have ways to 'talk' to us
With each purr, yowl or even blink, felines are saying “Hello,” “Let's snuggle” or “Beat it, Mom.” Pet owners who want to connect with their often-aloof fur babies ... «Columbus Dispatch, Apr 15»
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Your Cat Is Trying To Communicate With You Through Meows …
LOS ANGELES (AP) - When it comes to cats, those meows mean ... well, a lot of things. With each purr, yowl or even blink, felines are saying, "Hello," ''Let's ... «Huffington Post, Apr 15»
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Shinies - Shacklewell Arms, London 13/02/15
Beneath a mirror ball, the first support act Yowl take to the stage. Yowl in both name and nature, the frontman fumbles slovenly about the mic like a lanky Mark E ... «The 405, Feb 15»
7
The Yowl | Gnarl, Boogie, and Gnash
I caught up with The Yowl in South City before a show. The first thing I saw by them was a link a friend sent me from YouTube, a video pretty that much says it all: ... «Play by Play, Aug 14»
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CD: Jack White - Lazaretto
... bags of mileage out of crashing piano chords, guitars that sound like steel girders being hammered out of shape and country fiddles that yowl like mating cats. «The Arts Desk, Jun 14»
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Cat communication: What do all those different meows mean?
As we spent some quality time re-bonding after my travels, and I got to thinking that not only do cat's other sounds (purring, yowling) have specific meanings, but ... «Mother Nature Network, May 14»
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Kurt Cobain anniversary: why Nirvana were the ultimate soundtrack …
I played it through and was instantly hooked on its crunching guitars and frontman Cobain's sandpaper yowl – how could something be so aggressive, yet so ... «Telegraph.co.uk, Apr 14»

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« EDUCALINGO. Yowl [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/yowl>. Oct 2019 ».
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