Howl and Squeal


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Howl noun – A loud vocal expression of strong emotion.
Usage example: heard howls of laughter from the children watching the clown's silly antics

Squeal is a synonym for howl. In some cases you can use "Squeal" instead the word "Howl" as a noun or a verb.
Nearby Words: howling, howled, howler
Synonyms for Howl


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Squeal verb – To cry out loudly and emotionally.
Usage example: the child squealed with frustration

Howl is a synonym for squeal in sound topic. You can use "Howl" instead the word "Squeal" as a noun or a verb, if it concerns topics such as screech.
Nearby Words: squeak, squealer, squealed, squeaky, squealing
Synonyms for Squeal

How words are described

standard standard howl standard squeal
loud loud howl loud squeal
mournful mournful howl mournful squeal
final final howl final squeal
Other adjectives: pained.

Common collocations

seconds howl seconds squeal seconds
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