As nouns the difference between howl and meow
is that howl
is the protracted, mournful cry of a dog or a wolf, or other like sound while meow
is the cry of a cat.
As verbs the difference between howl and meow
is that howl
is to utter a loud, protracted, mournful sound or cry, as dogs and wolves often do while meow
is of a cat, to make its cry.
As an interjection meow is
the cry of a cat.
Other Comparisons: What's the difference?
The protracted, mournful cry of a dog or a wolf, or other like sound.
A prolonged cry of distress or anguish; a wail.
To utter a loud, protracted, mournful sound or cry, as dogs and wolves often do.
- And dogs in corners set them down to howl .
To utter a sound expressive of pain or distress; to cry aloud and mournfully; to lament; to wail.
* Bible, Isaiah xiii. 6
- Methought a legion of foul fiends / Environ'd me about, and howled in my ears.
To make a noise resembling the cry of a wild beast.
* Sir Walter Scott
- Howl ye, for the day of the Lord is at hand.
To utter with outcry.
- Wild howled the wind.
- to howl derision
* miaow, miaou (UK)
The cry of a cat.
Said in reply to a spiteful or catty comment.
Said to denote seductiveness, mimicking a growl.
* cat’s meow
Of a cat, to make its cry.