howling success

be a howling success

To be extremely or triumphantly successful. For having such a limited budget, their play turned out to be a howling success. My business was a howling success in the 1980s and '90s, but the advent of the Internet rendered my services obsolete.
See also: howling, success

howling success

A tremendous triumph, as in Their first play was a howling success. This colloquial expression employs howling in the sense of "very pronounced" or "glaring," a usage dating from the mid-1800s.
See also: howling, success
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But he said the wildcat growling contest was a howling success and may return next year.
It was a howling success, but there was another side to the slightly-built Gibson, as a versatile and distinguished character actor whose career spanned more than 40 years.
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