In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(wolf/dog) aullar(person) dar alaridos(wind/gale) aullar(wind/gale) bramarwhen his hat fell off, I just howled (with laughter) — cuando se le cayó el sombrero, estallé de risa
- to howl at sb — gritarle a algn
- she howled at me to leave her alone — me gritó que la dejara en paz
- I curl up in a chair with my own bunch of blankets and listen to the wind howl outside.
- The voice shrieked and howled before causing Jenna's body to fall to the ground.
- I truly do not relish the thought of living under a huge tarpaulin when the west winds howl.
- The baby howled as a small bud of blood appeared and dropped onto the dagger.
- Their mystery deepens at nightfall over the landscape, and as bitter winds howl and shriek in the lonely valleys and impenetrable thickets of tall and spiky trees.
- How often I have listened to the tempest howl and rave
- He howls and screams and kicks, fighting his way free.
- Because even as we howl and bawl out about the way people are being gunned down, we always fail to be introspective in all of this.
- I've never heard the wind howl before, only imagined it when reading a book where it is described as such.
- Outside the wind howls, the snow falls, the occasional taxi sweeps past.
- I scream, howl and babble in nonsense languages when on the edge of sleep.
- A wolf howls in the autumn morning, and is joined by three other voices.
- Now, every time he hears the van, he howls like a baby until he is let out, runs across the road and queues up.
- Finally, a scream of terror howled around the room and echoed off the tiles.
- The air around them howled and screeched, twirling around like a maddened whirlpool.
- A gale howls over the hunchback of Cairngorm, stinging our faces with windblown sleet.
- He shrieked and he wailed and he howled and he screeched, until all the air in his lungs left, and then he still yelled.
- She was howling as loudly as her young lungs allowed.
- He howled parts of it out and we all bawled, but we were glad he had read it.
- The wind howls through them, stinging them with sleet and ice.
- The first man remained and watched the city, listening to the wind howl through its streets.
- In it, the wind howls fiercely, driving rain like stinging knifes in a torrential downpour, so heavy that he can't see more than two feet in front of his face.
- He placed his other arm around her and listened to the wind howl as the sun shimmered down weakly.
- He opened his mouth and began to howl, face crumpling with his siren wail.
- She screams, she howls, and she tries to be feminine and vulnerable but I just can't buy it.
- Then she ran off, faster than any wildcat, and the men went on howling and shrieking, trying to untangle those knots.
- Aunty Pat closed the door, but I could still hear the noise of Baby Ann howling in the distance.
- Fuqua's approach is simple: let the music speak, shout and howl for itself.
- During the phone call David, a student at Leeds Metropolitan University, started to scream and howl.
- Now the wind no longer howls through the shelter.
- ‘My baby,’ she howls before burying her face in her husband's shoulder.
- 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.
- He took the risk, and didn't bawl and howl when it backfired.
- She screamed and howled in pain, and her body began to smoke.
- Even though I was howling and screaming internally, I was suddenly aware of the loud noises that had gathered outside the room.
- The wind howls outside but you're cosy round a big fire.
- He howled in mourning, vowing that the enemy would weep for years after he'd finished his revenge.
- Most climbers build snow walls around their tents in an effort to stem the winds that howl across the plateau come nightfall.
- She heard the rain slam harder, and the wind howl and whip around the house.
- As journalists entered, the women began howling and screaming, crying out for their families.
2informal(weep noisily)berrear informal
3British(loudspeaker) emitir pitidos
1(of dog, wolf) aullido masculine(of person) alarido masculine(of person) aullido masculine(of baby) berrido masculinea howl of pain/protest — un alarido de dolor/de protesta
- howls of laughter — carcajadas
- A wolf's howl rang through the forest, and the forest grew darker.
- All around her, there were more of these cries, mostly wolf howls but there was one screech of a bird-of-prey.
- I could have mistaken all their offers as howls from wild wolves.
- A few howls of pain come from my side of the barricade.
- There was a howl of pain but it didn't come from me.
- Ian was greeted by howls of amusement when he got back to the pub.
- And each night, the howls of pain and horror get closer.
- Of course, since she would think it was the wolf, I would start playing this tape here with the sounds of struggling and wolf howls.
- The animal howl continued, as cadets and chaperones alike began to hurry about, locked in blind panic.
- His howl of pain and anger was the most pleasant sound I could have heard right then.
- I covered my ears to try and stop the howls of pain from getting through, but I could still hear them and they hurt.
- So, for the time being at least, the company is trying to heal itself, causing howls of pain from unions and workers.
- I heard the ensuing howl of pain over the hum and rattle of the printer.
- 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.
- There was a hideous howl of pain, and the bed lurched.
- The wolf lets out a howl, as the sword is pulled out.
- The howls of anger and disagreement were heard far and wide.
- While in captivity, they are very vocal, uttering high-pitched whines and howls, rasping growls.
- I heard a low howl, then the animals began to crowd around me.
- A howl of pain told them he'd been killed as well.
- Aidan's howls of pain drew Tam's attention to them, and she yelled down to them.
- The only sound was the sound of a lone wolf's howl into the hopeless night.
- The wolf made a long howl than began to charge at him as well.
- Their call is a melodic yodeling similar to a wolf howl with overtones of whale song.
- 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.
- There was a howl of pain and one of them skidded away.
- Brave as she was, she had always had a fear of the dark and her imagination conjuring up wolf howls didn't help her situation.
- Suddenly, more screeches reached his ears and he heard howls of pain.
- She heard something crunch, and then a howl of pain.
- At that moment, a long wolf howl was heard, echoing through the woods.
- The white wolf diminished his baying howls, and his slavering white spittled jowls showed his past devotion.
- It hit them both squarely and they let out a howl of anger.
- A wolf's howl pierced the empty silence of the night.
- Animal cries and howls wailed through the valley.
- He spat out blood and let out a howl like a wolf that had just been shot by a hunter, before finally collapsing onto the ground.
- There were howls from inside, howls, roars, growls, and screams.
- Now, at the mere mention of his long-ago battle, Sy uttered a mournful howl, fell to his knees, and covered his head with his skinny arms.
- My throat closes and will not open to release my animal howls anymore.
- He accompanied such antics with an assortment of facial grimaces, one-string tricks, and even animal howls.
- A chorus of high-pitched wolf howls pierces the stillness of a frigid January morning.
2BritishAudio Electronicspitido masculine
- This will avoid unwelcome howls of feedback and can prevent loudspeaker damage due to switch-on transients.
- 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.
- Upon connecting a 12 volt battery they set up a violent acoustical feedback, the very first PA howl!.
- 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.
- The former pits a grinding feedback howl against persistent organs before the organ eventually sputters to a halt, exhausted.
3US informal(something hilarious)it really was a howl — fue un plato Latin America informal
- me work for $10 an hour? that's a howl — ¿trabajar yo por 10 dólares la hora? ¡no me hagas reír!
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