prowl around

prowl around
phr verb
Prowl around is used with these nouns as the object: ↑room

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  • prowl — prowl1 [praul] v [I and T] 1.) if an animal prowls, it moves around an area quietly, especially because it is hunting another animal 2.) if someone prowls, they move around an area slowly and quietly, especially because they are involved in a… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • prowl — prowl1 [ praul ] verb intransitive or transitive 1. ) to move around an area in a quiet way, especially because you intend to do something bad: The police caught him prowling the neighborhood. a lion prowling through the jungle 2. ) to walk… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • prowl — I UK [praʊl] / US verb [intransitive/transitive] Word forms prowl : present tense I/you/we/they prowl he/she/it prowls present participle prowling past tense prowled past participle prowled 1) to move around an area in a quiet way, especially… …   English dictionary

  • Prowl (Transformers) — Prowl is the name of several fictional characters in the Transformers universes. After Optimus Prime and Megatron, and along with Mirage, Starscream, and Ironhide, Prowl is one of the most re used American names in the assorted Transformers… …   Wikipedia

  • prowl — [v] move stealthily cruise, hunt, lurk, nose around*, patrol, range, roam, rove, scavenge, skulk, slink, snake, sneak, stalk, steal, stroll, tramp; concept 151 Ant. rush …   New thesaurus

  • prowl — [[t]pra͟ʊl[/t]] prowls, prowling, prowled 1) VERB If an animal or a person prowls around, they move around quietly, for example when they are hunting. [V prep/adv] He prowled around the room, not sure what he was looking for or even why he was… …   English dictionary

  • prowl — 1 verb 1 (I, T) if an animal prowls, it moves around an area quietly, especially because it is hunting another animal 2 (I, T) if someone prowls, they move around an area quietly, especially because they are involved in some criminal activity:… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • prowl — [praʊl] verb [I/T] I to move around an area quietly, especially because you are planning to do something bad II noun prowl [praʊl] on the prowl looking for someone or something[/ex] …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • prowl — v. & n. v. 1 tr. roam (a place) in search or as if in search of prey, plunder, etc. 2 intr. (often foll. by about, around) move about like a hunter. n. the act or an instance of prowling. Phrases and idioms: on the prowl moving about secretively… …   Useful english dictionary

  • prowl — v 1. rove around, roam around or about, range about, wander around; skulk, sneak, slink, steal, move with stealth, tiptoe, U.S. Sl. gumshoe, Inf. snoop; lurk, hide, lie in wait or ambush, lie low, couch. 2. search or search for, look for, seek,… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder


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