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howler

Noun

1 a joke that seems extremely funny [syn: belly laugh, sidesplitter, thigh-slapper, scream, wow, riot]
2 monkey of tropical South American forests having a loud howling cry [syn: howler monkey]
3 a glaring blunder

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Pronunciation

Noun

  1. A painfully obvious mistake

Extensive Definition

Howler may refer to:

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

Irish bull, belly laugh, bloomer, blooper, blue story, blunder, bobble, bonehead play, boner, boo-boo, boob stunt, boot, clanger, clinker, dirty joke, dirty story, double entendre, dumb trick, error, ethnic joke, fool mistake, foozle, foul-up, fun, funny story, gaffe, gag, good one, good story, goof, jape, jest, jestbook, joke, laugh, louse-up, malapropism, mistake, muck-up, panic, play, point, pratfall, rib tickler, riot, scream, screamer, screw-up, sick joke, sidesplitter, sight gag, sport, story, visual joke, wheeze, wow, yarn
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