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Definitions and Synonyms of growl | Another word for growl | What is growl?

Definition 1: the sound of growling (as made by animals) - [noun denoting event]

Synonyms for growl in the sense of this definition

(growl is a kind of ...) the characteristic utterance of an animal

"animal cries filled the night"

Definition 2: to utter or emit low dull rumbling sounds - [verb of communication]

Samples where growl or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • he grumbled a rude response
  • Stones grumbled down the cliff

Synonyms for growl in the sense of this definition

(growl is a kind of ...) express audibly; utter sounds (not necessarily words)

"She let out a big heavy sigh" "He uttered strange sounds that nobody could understand"

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