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  • noun Plural form of howler.

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Examples

  • The Student Senate at FVCC has a 5 DVD collection of public domain howlers that they are showing tonight at a community party -- we double-checked on the Web -- royalty free films, every one of 'em.

    Archive 2005-10-23

  • The Student Senate at FVCC has a 5 DVD collection of public domain howlers that they are showing tonight at a community party -- we double-checked on the Web -- royalty free films, every one of 'em.

    View from the Northern Border

  • The system was designed to eliminate so-called howlers — those times when the umpire has obviously made an error — but each team is allowed up to two unsuccessful challenges per team innings.

    Technology Catches Up With Cricket

  • Among the howlers is the presumption that he is an orator of great gifts as JFK was an orator of great gifts.

    The American Spectator

  • I keep reading Nietzsche and I never cease to be astonished by his insight, his freshness, his brevity (deep problems treated like cold baths: in and out as quickly as possible), his profound plumbing of consciousness, even his "howlers" (as Cioran termed them).

    My hero: Friedrich Nietzsche by Geoff Dyer

  • Thanks to an article in the Wall Street Journal [ "Trump on Trump: Testimony Offers Glimpse of How He Values His Empire," May 18] we've had a preview of the kind of howlers we might look forward to when and if the case gets past preliminary hearings and comes to trial.

    David Collins: None Dare Call Him Poor

  • But it must be said that if you chose to send 'howlers' please refain from profanity.

    Harry Potter Delay Evokes Angry Outbursts Amongst Fans « FirstShowing.net

  • Everybody, of course, is aware that Professor Joff committed one of his notorious "howlers" when he derived "Carmelite" -- in the street name -- from "Cromwell's Heights."

    Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 146, March 25, 1914

  • It is a fact that there are many Greek scholars who are so accustomed to read their texts in printed books that they could not make head nor tail of an original document written in a cursive Greek hand; and there are not a few students of Egyptian archæology who do not know the conditions and phenomena of the country sufficiently to prevent the occurrence of occasional "howlers" in the exposition of their theories.

    The Treasury of Ancient Egypt Miscellaneous Chapters on Ancient Egyptian History and Archaeology

  • Our own "howlers" stand out in all their horrid nakedness; but we do not realise that our rivals have probably made others far worse.

    The White Feather

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