Prowl – meaning of the word and examples

To move around quietly in a place trying not to be seen or heard, such as an animal does when hunting. (Cambridge Dictionary)

If an animal or a person prowls around, they move around quietly, for example when they are hunting. (Collins Dictionary)

To move about or wander stealthily in or as if in search of prey. (Merriam – Webster)

To roam over in a predatory manner. (Merriam – Webster)

(of a person or animal) move about restlessly and stealthily, especially in search of prey. (Oxford Dictionaries)


Prowl. Imagict.

On the prowl. Slang looking for a sex partner.


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