Meaning of howler
Pronunciation: (hou'lur), [key]
- a person, animal, or thing that howls.
- Also calledany large, prehensile-tailed tropical American monkey of the genus Alouatta, the males of which make a howling noise: some species are endangered.
- a mistake, esp. an embarrassing one in speech or writing, that evokes laughter; a very humorous mistake or a funny blunder.
- something that makes a piercing and often prolonged noise, as an alarm.
- howler (Thesaurus)