Definition of


  1. (noun, communication) a long loud emotional utterance
    howls of laughter
    their howling had no effect

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Synonyms of Ululation

howl, howling

Alternate forms of Ululation

Derivations: ululate

Hypernyms: utterance, vocalization

Origin of the word Ululation

  1. 1599, from L. ululationem (nom. ululatio) "a howling or wailing," from pp. stem of ululare "ululate," a reduplicated imitative base (cf. Gk. ololyzein "to cry aloud," Skt. ululih "a howling," Lith. uluti "howl," Gael. uileliugh "wail of lamentation," O.E. ule "owl"). more

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Words that sound like Ululation

ultima, ultimo

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