(v. i.) To utter a loud, protraced, mournful sound or cry, as dogs and wolves often do.
(v. i.) To utter a sound expressive of distress; to cry aloud and mournfully; to lament; to wail.
(v. i.) To make a noise resembling the cry of a wild beast.
(v. t.) To utter with outcry.
(n.) The protracted, mournful cry of a dog or a wolf, or other like sound.
(n.) A prolonged cry of distress or anguish; a wail.
(1) The move has already unleashed howls of protests – not least among leftist opponents – who have accused the government of not only selling off the "family silver" but doing so at a time of market depression and rock-bottom prices.
(2) Under an abandoned flour mill and in a "howling, freezing" power station, he had "eaten sandwiches and coffee coated thick with dust".
(3) Having started out preening (he tells a former colleague that he lives "the life of Riley"), he ends up howling alone on a small rock, the decision to adorn himself with a beautiful young wife having stolen his stature, robbed him of his dignity.
(4) You can kind of shake it up, and we start all over again.” The base howled; it was all the proof anyone needed that he was a lyin’ centrist all along.
(5) Many leapt from the tyres they were swinging in to furrow their brows and howl in anger.
(6) Every last joule of Tony Abbott’s political energy, every last howl of his most committed supporters, was derived from what philosopher Lauren Berlant once called “the scandal of ex-privilege”, including “rage at the stereotyped peoples who have appeared to change the political rules of social membership, and, with it, a desperate desire to return to an order of things deemed normal”.
(7) It elicited howls of outrage from readers threatening to cancel their subscriptions, insulting Ensley, and wishing the newspaper would not even mention the scandal.
(8) "I think 20 millisieverts is safe but I don't think it's good," said Itaru Watanabe of the education ministry, drawing howls of derision from the audience of participants.
(9) Harboured by the remote and pristine forests in the north of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) and on the border of the Central African Republic , the chimps were completely unknown until recently – apart from the local legends of giant apes that ate lions and howled at the moon.
(10) Yet to judge by the howls when Apple made the latest album free to download to all of the 800m or so iTunes account holders (by automatically adding it to their “Purchased” folder), there’s nothing the internet hates more than getting music for free.
(11) The launch of a Greene King “craft” range in 2013 brought angry howls of derision .
(12) As a result, the poverty will get deeper and the howls of protest ever louder.
(13) Helena writes: Previous reports of islands being put up for sale have ignited howls of fury - with successive governments inevitably having to deny the existence of any such plans.
(14) Which largely trumps the howls of outrage from the military wing of the Tory party.
(15) Holding it with both hands they howl into the octagon.
(16) Each attempt to cancel or cut a programme is greeted with howls from the lobbyists.
(17) 'The Brazilian spectators howled with laughter....' The miss mattered not a jot in terms of qualification.
(18) Rex Howling QC, for Michelle Young, told the judge in written submissions: "Mrs Young is adamant that Mr Young has access to large sums of money and that these funds are secreted in cleverly constructed offshore tax vehicles."
(19) An eerie howling atmospherically emanated from the moor.
(20) The sudden move elicited howls of protest from the new authorities in Kiev, and grave warnings from the west.
(n.) The cheek; the jaw.
(v. t.) To throw, dash, or knock.
(1) It's also, clearly, the beginning of an annual TV tradition, a comforting pool of lamplit nostalgia amid all the sequins and celebrity hoo-hah, with Geoffrey Palmer flapping his jowls exasperatedly as he realises he's packed the wrong rectal tube.
(2) At the same time, the perioral, jowl, and submandibular regions must be treated by a combination of standard face lifting procedures and augmentation of the bone structures of the face.
(3) Each suture, by its location and direction of lift, corrects one of the four nasolabial regions including the jowl.
(4) Just wide expanses of inoffensive pleasantness so strong that if any of the bloody really jolly nice people on the show were to drop their grins, their overexerted jowls would fall straight into their cake mix.
(5) Photograph: Supplied by LMK Earlier this year, the Post – whose traffic numbers reached a record 83.1m unique visitors in September 2016, a 40% year-on-year increase – moved from its former base to a gleaming, light-filled building on K Street, where reporters sit cheek-by-jowl with software engineers.
(6) Like the diaphragm, heart, tongue and jowl of cattle show higher MH values than those of "normal beef".
(7) Goldman Sachs chief executive Lloyd Blankfein once claimed he and his fellow bankers were “doing God's work”, and, judging by the way banks and churches sit cheek by jowl, the City seems to take the same view.
(8) It is an endless field of tiny wooden and perspex blocks, low-rise courtyards huddled cheek by jowl with a motley jumble of towers, expanding ever outwards in concentric rings.
(9) The heart, tongue, jowl, diaphragm and tail as well as shoulder, top round, the longissimus dorsi muscle of slaughtered cattle and the diaphragms of calf were examined with respect to their myoglobin content and beta-hydroxyacyl-CoA-dehydrogenase (HADH) activity.
(10) Following this detachment, the soft tissues of the cheek, forehead, jowls, nasolabial folds, lateral canthus, and eyebrows can be lifted to reestablish their youthful relationship with the underlying skeleton.
(11) The growth of cities meant grand residences and privacy for some; cheek-by-jowl living for others.
(12) He appeared to be thoroughly surprised to be standing at the microphone in the blue room at 10.45pm, media cheek by jowl to see the new incumbent.
(13) The colours are of humidity, green and yellow, the unrelenting tropical light from the one window picking out the ageing jowled face so recently feared.
(14) Though the host city bears ultimate responsibility for human-rights violations, sports governing bodies such as the IOC are also obliged to respect human rights.” The focus has been on the long, bitter battle over the fate of Vila Autódromo, a small community that sat cheek by jowl with the Olympic Park.
(15) Approximating Hitch's walrus-like features took four hours in makeup every day: the prosthetic jowls and nose, the balding pate, the trademark underbite, the fat suit.
(16) Liverpool 8 lives cheek-by-jowl not only with the sea but with the city-centre shops, where young Mike tried to find work as a window-dresser, and was given a job, only to be told when his boss returned from headquarters: "'I'm sorry, but when you are in the window, you represent the company.'
(17) Designer shops and luxury beachside restaurants sit cheek-by-jowl with crammed, tin-roof shantytowns strewn with rubbish and resembling Brazilian favelas.
(18) Cy Twombly's paintings are today on view at Dulwich Picture Gallery in south London , cheek by jowl with works by the 17th century master Nicolas Poussin, and a stone's throw from paintings by Rubens and Rembrandt.
(19) Lymph nodes, spleens, and tonsils from swine infected experimentally with Group E Streptococcus (GES, the causative agent of jowl abscess) were examined grossly and bacteriologically.
(20) She invited touring companies such as Cheek by Jowl and the Irish troupe Druid to perform, and added late-night comedy to the mix.