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Meanwhile, the idea that kids and chores would somehow fit into a standard workweek is a howler.
CAROLYN HAX: WIFE BECOMES AT-HOME MOM, HUSBAND QUITS ALL ‘HOUSE AND KID STUFF’CAROLYN HAXJANUARY 18, 2022WASHINGTON POST
“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.
IN TIME FOR THANKSGIVING, BROADWAY SERVES UP A TURKEY: ‘DIANA’ THE MUSICALPETER MARKSNOVEMBER 18, 2021WASHINGTON POST
On one cattle ranch, he remembers, one partner knew that there was a howler monkey living on a forest island alongside several dozen workers.
THIS WILD GRASSLAND IN THE AMAZON ISN’T AS UNTOUCHED AS IT SEEMSPHILIP KIEFEROCTOBER 7, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
I remember, some years ago, how merrily you used to laugh about the "calamity-howler," whose habitat at that time was Kansas.
HUMANLY SPEAKINGSAMUEL MCCHORD CROTHERS
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.
WHISPERING WIRESHENRY LEVERAGE
The telephone call at five minutes past twelve, and the howler put on soon afterward, checks up.
WHISPERING WIRESHENRY LEVERAGE
She came a fearful howler over a book which she herself has read, to my knowledge, within the last fortnight.
SOME PERSONS UNKNOWNE. W. HORNUNG
A reiterated word of the convulsive howler on the dock had stuck in the Tyro's mind.
LITTLE MISS GROUCHSAMUEL HOPKINS ADAMS
Stentor, stent′or, n. a very loud-voiced herald in the Iliad, hence any person with a remarkably loud voice: the ursine howler.
CHAMBERS'S TWENTIETH CENTURY DICTIONARY (PART 4 OF 4: S-Z AND SUPPLEMENTS)VARIOUS
Usually the howler is detached by the switch hook during conversation from a station.
CYCLOPEDIA OF TELEPHONY AND TELEGRAPHY, VOL. 2KEMPSTER MILLER
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO HOWLER

  • blooper
  • blunder
  • bungle
  • error
  • failure
  • fault
  • flub
  • fluff
  • foul-up
  • gaff
  • goof
  • howler
  • imprudence
  • indiscretion
  • lapse
  • misdeed
  • misstep
  • mistake
  • muff
  • omission
  • oversight
  • screwup
  • slip of the tongue
  • slipup
  • trip
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