Growl – meaning of the word and examples

To make a low, rough sound, usually in anger. (Cambridge Dictionary)

When a dog or other animal growls, it makes a low noise in its throat, usually because it is angry. (Collins Dictionary)

If someone growls something, they say something in a low, rough, and angry voice. (Collins Dictionary)

If you say that something growls, you mean that it makes a deep low noise. (Collins Dictionary)

Rumble. (Merriam – Webster)

To utter a growl. (Merriam – Webster)

To complain angrily. (Merriam – Webster)

(of an animal, especially a dog) make a low guttural sound in the throat. (Oxford Dictionaries)

(of a person) say something in a low grating voice, typically in a hostile or angry manner. (Oxford Dictionaries)


Why Growling is Good. Modern Dog.

Stomach Growl: Are You Hungry? Or Just Full of Hot Air? – WebMD


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

%d bloggers like this:
search previous next tag category expand menu location phone mail time cart zoom edit close