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Meaning of HOWLER

Pronunciation:  'hawlur

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  a glaring blunder
  2. [n]  monkey of tropical South American forests having a loud howling cry
  3. [n]  a joke that seems extremely funny
 

HOWLER is a 6 letter word that starts with H.

 

 Synonyms: belly laugh, howler monkey, riot, scream, sidesplitter, thigh-slapper, wow
 
 See Also: Alouatta, bloomer, blooper, blunder, boner, boo-boo, botch, bungle, flub, foul-up, fuckup, gag, genus Alouatta, jape, jest, joke, laugh, New World monkey, wheeze, yak

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Howl"er\, n.
1. One who howls.

2. (Zo["o]l.) Any South American monkey of the genus
   {Mycetes}. Many species are known. They are arboreal in
   their habits, and are noted for the loud, discordant
   howling in which they indulge at night.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: belly laugh, bloomer, blooper, blue story, blunder, bobble, bonehead play, boner, boob stunt, boo-boo, boot, clanger, clinker, dirty joke, dirty story, double entendre, dumb trick, error, ethnic joke, fool mistake, foozle, foul-up, fun, funny story, gaffe, gag, good one, good story, goof, Irish bull, jape, jest, jestbook, joke, laugh, louse-up, malapropism, mistake, muck-up, panic, play, point, pratfall, rib tickler, riot, scream, screamer, screw-up, sick joke, sidesplitter, sight gag, sport, story, visual joke, wheeze, wow, yarn
 

 

 

 

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