Definitions of howler
  1. noun
    monkey of tropical South American forests having a loud howling cry
    synonyms: howler monkey
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    type of:
    New World monkey, platyrrhine, platyrrhinian
    hairy-faced arboreal monkeys having widely separated nostrils and long usually prehensile tails
  2. noun
    a glaring blunder
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    type of:
    bloomer, blooper, blunder, boo-boo, botch, bungle, flub, foul-up, pratfall
    an embarrassing mistake
  3. noun
    a joke that seems extremely funny
    synonyms: belly laugh, riot, scream, sidesplitter, thigh-slapper, wow
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    type of:
    gag, jape, jest, joke, laugh
    a humorous anecdote or remark intended to provoke laughter
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