verb (used without object)
- to utter a long, distressful or dismal cry, as an animal or a person; howl.
- a yowling cry; a howl.
- to express with or produce a loud mournful wail or cry; howl
- a loud mournful cry; wail or howl
v.early 13c., yuhelen, probably of imitative origin. The noun is recorded from mid-15c. Related: Yowled; yowling.