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

Definition 1: the act of prowling (walking about in a stealthy manner) - [noun denoting act]

(prowl is a kind of ...) the act of traveling by foot

"walking is a healthy form of exercise"

Definition 2: move about in or as if in a predatory manner - [verb of motion]

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

  • The suspicious stranger prowls the streets of the town

(prowl is a kind of ...) use one's feet to advance; advance by steps

"Walk, don't run!" "We walked instead of driving" "She walks with a slight limp" "The patient cannot walk yet" "Walk over to the cabinet"

Definition 3: loiter about, with no apparent aim - [verb of stative]

Synonyms for prowl in the sense of this definition

(prowl is a kind of ...) be about

"The high school students like to loiter in the Central Square" "Who is this man that is hanging around the department?"

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