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noun as in belly laugh

noun as in gaffe


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Monkeys, including baboons, macaques and howler monkeys, make up another group of primates.

Meanwhile, the idea that kids and chores would somehow fit into a standard workweek is a howler.

“No matter the cause, she moves with such skill, she seems to know secrets I never will,” goes one of the many howlers in David Bryan and Joe DiPietro’s lay-it-on-thick score.

On one cattle ranch, he remembers, one partner knew that there was a howler monkey living on a forest island alongside several dozen workers.

The latest is maybe the biggest howler yet, bigger than even the ad that mistook Duke basketball players for UK Wildcats.

His portrait of Izzy Yanay, a partner in the highly regarded Hudson Valley Foie Gras, is a howler.

I remember, some years ago, how merrily you used to laugh about the "calamity-howler," whose habitat at that time was Kansas.

The old man was alive during the telephone call from the Grand Central, and dead when the howler was put on for the first time.

The telephone call at five minutes past twelve, and the howler put on soon afterward, checks up.

She came a fearful howler over a book which she herself has read, to my knowledge, within the last fortnight.

A reiterated word of the convulsive howler on the dock had stuck in the Tyro's mind.

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On this page you'll find 187 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to howler, such as: good one, guffaw, hoot, rib-tickler, riot, and roar.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.