Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun yowl

1 sense of yowl

Sense 1
bellow, bellowing, holla, holler, hollering, hollo, holloa, roar, roaring, yowl -- (a very loud utterance (like the sound of an animal); "his bellow filled the hallway")
       => cry, outcry, call, yell, shout, vociferation -- (a loud utterance; often in protest or opposition; "the speaker was interrupted by loud cries from the rear of the audience")

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb yowl

2 senses of yowl

Sense 1
howl, wrawl, yammer, yowl -- (cry loudly, as of animals; "The coyotes were howling in the desert")
       => utter, emit, let out, let loose -- (express audibly; utter sounds (not necessarily words); "She let out a big heavy sigh"; "He uttered strange sounds that nobody could understand")

Sense 2
yowl, caterwaul -- (utter shrieks, as of cats)
       => shriek, shrill, pipe up, pipe -- (utter a shrill cry)

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