ululant
adjective Date: 1855 having a howling sound ; wailing <
dark wasteland…ululant with bitter wind — Rudi Blesh
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  • Ululant — Ul u*lant, a. Howling; wailing. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • ululant — index blatant (obtrusive) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • ululant — ululant, ante [ylylɑ̃, ɑ̃t] adj. ÉTYM. Fin XIXe, Huysmans; de ululer. ❖ ♦ Littér., rare. Qui ulule; qui ressemble au cri des oiseaux qui ululent …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • ululant — ˈəlyələnt, ˈyül adjective Etymology: Latin ululant , ululans, present part of ululare : howling, wailing dark wasteland … ululant with bitter wind Rudi Blesh yell … had a keening, ululant quality C.B.Goolrick …   Useful english dictionary

  • ululant — /ul yeuh leuhnt, yoohl /, adj. howling; ululating. [1865 70; < L ululant (s. of ululans), prp. of ululare. See ULULATE, ANT] * * * …   Universalium

  • ululant — adj. howling, ululating …   English contemporary dictionary

  • ululant — ulu·lant …   English syllables

  • ululant — /ˈjuljələnt/ (say yoohlyuhluhnt), /ˈʌljələnt/ (say ulyuhluhnt) adjective ululating; howling. {Latin ululans, present participle; imitative} …   Australian English dictionary

  • ululer — hululer [ ylyle ] v. intr. <conjug. : 1> VAR. ululer • XVe; lat. ululare ♦ Crier, en parlant des oiseaux de nuit. ⇒ huer. La chouette hulule. ● ululer ou hululer verbe intransitif et verbe transitif (latin ululare, hurler) Crier, en parlant …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • hululer — [ ylyle ] v. intr. <conjug. : 1> VAR. ululer • XVe; lat. ululare ♦ Crier, en parlant des oiseaux de nuit. ⇒ huer. La chouette hulule. ● ululer ou hululer verbe intransitif et verbe transitif (latin ululare, hurler) Crier, en parlant des… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

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