HyperDic: howler

English > 3 senses of the word howler:
NOUNcommunicationhowler, belly laugh, sidesplitter, thigh-slapper, scream, wow, riota joke that seems extremely funny
animalhowler, howler monkeymonkey of tropical South American forests / forests having a loud howling cry
acthowlera glaring blunder
howler > pronunciation
Soundshhaw'ler
Rhymesalveolar ... Ziegler: 240 rhymes with ler...
English > howler: 3 senses > noun 1, communication
MeaningA joke that seems extremely funny.
Synonymsbelly laugh, sidesplitter, thigh-slapper, scream, wow, riot
Broaderjoke, gag, laugh, jest, japeA humorous anecdote or remark intended to provoke laughter
Verbshowllaugh unrestrainedly and heartily
English > howler: 3 senses > noun 2, animal
Meaningmonkey of tropical South American forests / forests having a loud howling cry.
Synonymhowler monkey
Member ofAlouatta, genus Alouattahowler monkeys
BroaderNew World monkey, platyrrhine, platyrrhinianhairy-faced arboreal monkeys having widely separated nostrils and long usually prehensile tails
Spanisharaguato, carayá, manechi, mono aullador, olingo, saraguate, saraguato
Verbshowlcry loudly, as of animals
English > howler: 3 senses > noun 3, act
MeaningA glaring blunder.
Broaderblunder, blooper, bloomer, bungle, pratfall, foul-up, fuckup, flub, botch, boner, boo-booAn embarrassing mistake
Spanisherror garrafal

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