prowl

To prowl is to move around searchingly. You might prowl through your belongings in a hurry, or you might prowl through a dark alley looking for someone.

  • The animal was prowling around, looking for a chance to attack.

  • The police are prowling the area, looking for anyone who might have information about the crime.

Definition of prowl

verb

loiter about, with no apparent aim

Synonyms:

lurch

verb

move about in or as if in a predatory manner

noun

the act of prowling (walking about in a stealthy manner)

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Example Sentences for prowl

  • 1

    I growl and prowl through the night.

  • 2

    When he's trying to be sneaky, he's got the sly squint of a thief on the prowl.

  • 3

    Henry Morgan, the notorious Welsh freebooter, had prowled so many years before.

  • 4

    Most cards with prowl have an additional effect if cast for their prowl cost.

  • 5

    Masem should be more on the prowl.

  • 6

    The thought police are on the prowl in wikipedia

  • 7

    Glad to see that you are always on the prowl.

  • 8

    He prowls Pandemonium and the Abyss at random.

  • 9

    He's out on the prowl for men's souls.

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    Prowl appeared in the series by IDW Publishing.