(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.
(v. i.) To express or feel sorrow; to weep or wail; to mourn.
(v. t.) To mourn for; to bemoan; to bewail.
(v.) Grief or sorrow expressed in complaints or cries; lamentation; a wailing; a moaning; a weeping.
(v.) An elegy or mournful ballad, or the like.
(1) Foster has long admired the speed with which these were built, and laments how Britain has dithered about London's airports.
(2) The screen-printing evening is taking place in Bushwick, an area known for – or lamented as – being the hippest part of Brooklyn.
(3) The debates and the campaign are increasingly covered as entertainment,” Rubio said, lamenting the networks’ hunt for ratings.
(4) Prior to the constitutional reform bill being introduced last July, Mandelson had lamented in an interview with the Financial Times that it was "not legally possible" for him to stand again as an MP.
(5) In an interview with the Qingdao Morning Post, one man lamented how in recent years his wife had frittered away 130,000 yuan (£13,500) of their hard-earned savings on Double Eleven purchases – thus dashing their dreams of buying a new home.
(6) If peerages are in effect being sold, the academics argue, “these could be thought of as the ‘average price’ per party.” Former Liberal Democrat peer, Matthew Oakeshott, who on leaving the Lords in May last year lamented that his efforts to uncover cash-for-honours deals across the parties had failed, told the Observer that the case against the system, and the parties, was now compelling.
(7) Alongside that political failing is a lamentable failure of the police command culture.
(8) Calling on Israel to “break with its lamentable track record” and hold wrongdoers responsible, the hard-hitting report commissioned by the UN human rights council lays most of the blame for Israel’s suspected violations at the feet of the country’s political and military leadership.
(9) He also expresses his lament that Australia’s $46 million bid, which earned one vote as the World Cup was controversially awarded to Qatar, never stood a chance.
(10) Farah addressed the media in Birmingham on Saturday, lamenting his name being “dragged through the mud” because of his links to Salazar, despite no allegations of wrongdoing against him personally.
(11) Although that guarantee is traditionally understood to prohibit intentional discrimination under existing laws, equal protection does not end there … to know the history of our nation is to understand its long and lamentable record of stymieing the right of racial minorities to participate in the political process.” Justice Elena Kagan, another of the court’s liberals, sat out of the case due to conflicts of interest.
(12) It's music that defines compassion, lament, and loss, to which you can only surrender in moist-eyed wonder.
(13) Or you might find it rather sad that someone who spends a lot of their time lamenting how society's unrealistic beauty standards are used to control and oppress women is a victim of those same standards.
(14) But recounting the story of one of the key experiences of European integration, the painter and decorator sounded elegiac, as if describing not current realities but those of a lamented past.
(15) The deputy prime minister, Bülent Arinc, one of the co-founders of the ruling Islamic-rooted Justice and Development party (AKP), made the comment while lamenting the moral decline of modern society.
(16) For veterans of the women's movement there may be something unnerving about hearing the familiar slogans from Tory mouths – a sense that, as a female columnist lamented recently of Mensch, these late converts are "the wrong kind" of feminists.
(17) Wenger, though, warmed to a familiar theme when he lamented the importance that is attached to incoming signings.
(18) Hollande vowed to tackle France's standing as the most pessimistic country in Europe , "perhaps in the world", lamenting: "There are countries at war who are more optimistic than us."
(19) On Twitter , Wade lamented what he called another “act of senseless gun violence” which meant “4 kids lost their mom for NO REASON”.
(20) "We didn't make any mistakes today," Poyet lamented.