HyperDic: prowl

English > 3 senses of the word prowl:
VERBmotionprowlmove about in or as if in a predatory manner
stativeprowl, lurchloiter about, with no apparent aim
NOUNactprowlthe act of prowling (walking about in a stealthy manner)
prowl > pronunciation
Soundspraw'l
Rhymesafoul ... waterfowl: 13 rhymes with awl...
English > prowl: 3 senses > noun 1, act
MeaningThe act of prowling (walking about in a stealthy manner).
Broaderwalk, walkingThe act of traveling by foot
Spanishmerodeo
Verbsprowlmove about in or as if in a predatory manner
prowlloiter about, with no apparent aim
English > prowl: 3 senses > verb 1, motion
MeaningMove about in or as if in a predatory manner.
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s something; Somebody ----s PP
ModelThe men prowl the area for animals; The men prowl for animals in the area
Example"The suspicious stranger prowls the streets of the town"
BroaderwalkUse one's feet to advance
Spanishmerodear, rondar
Catalanrondar, voltar
Nounsprowlthe act of prowling (walking about in a stealthy manner)
prowlersomeone who prowls or sneaks about
English > prowl: 3 senses > verb 2, stative
Meaningloiter about, with no apparent aim.
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s PP
Synonymlurch
Broaderloiter, lounge, footle, lollygag, loaf, lallygag, hang around, mess about, tarry, linger, lurk, mill about, mill aroundBe about
Spanishaguaitar, merodear, rondar
Catalanaguaitar, rondar, voltar
Nounsprowlthe act of prowling (walking about in a stealthy manner)

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