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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The act of walking about in a stealthy manner v. - Move about in or as if in a predatory manner; Loiter about, with no apparent aim.

Usage examples (35)
  • Straight sets: Ruthless Hewitt still on title prowl
  • They partied, in other words: a night when they were not on the prowl was a night lost forever.
  • Going out on the prowl is usually the last thing on my mind by the time Saturday night rolls around.
  • Birds of prey "prowl" the air: bald eagles, ospreys, red-tailed hawks, short-eared owls. for more
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