a howling success

something that is extremely successful

English dictionary. 2014.

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  • howling success — {n.}, {informal} A great success; something that is much praised; something that causes wide enthusiasm. * /The party was a howling success./ * /The book was a howling success./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • howling success — {n.}, {informal} A great success; something that is much praised; something that causes wide enthusiasm. * /The party was a howling success./ * /The book was a howling success./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • howling\ success — noun informal A great success; something that is much praised; something that causes wide enthusiasm. The party was a howling success. The book was a howling success …   Словарь американских идиом

  • howling success — impressive accomplishment, great achievement, great triumph …   English contemporary dictionary

  • (a) howling success — a howling success phrase something that is extremely successful Thesaurus: successful thingsynonym Main entry: howling …   Useful english dictionary

  • howling — ► ADJECTIVE informal ▪ great: a howling success …   English terms dictionary

  • howling — [houl′iŋ] adj. 1. that howls 2. mournful; dreary 3. Slang great [a howling success] …   English World dictionary

  • howling — howl|ing [ˈhaulıŋ] adj [only before noun] be a howling success something that is a howling success is extremely successful …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • howling — howlingly, adv. /how ling/, adj. 1. producing or uttering a howling noise: a howling mob. 2. desolate, dismal, or dreary: a howling wilderness. 3. Informal. very great; tremendous: a howling success. [1250 1300; ME houlinge (ger.); see HOWL,… …   Universalium

  • howling — adjective Date: 1599 1. producing or marked by a sound resembling a howl < a howling storm > 2. desolate, wild < a howling wilderness > 3. very great ; pronounced < a howling success > • howlingly …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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