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Meaning of GROWL

Pronunciation:  grawl

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  the sound of growling (as made by animals)
  2. [v]  to utter or emit low dull rumbling sounds; "he grumbled a rude response."; "Stones grumbled down the cliff"
 

GROWL is a 5 letter word that starts with G.

 

 Synonyms: growling, grumble, rumble
 
 See Also: cry, emit, let loose, let out, utter

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Growl\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Growled}; p. pr. & vb. e.
    {Growling}.] [D. grollen to grunt, murmur, be angry; akin to
    G. grollen to be angry.]
    To utter a deep guttural sound, sa an angry dog; to give
    forth an angry, grumbling sound. --Gay.
    
    
  2. \Growl\, v. t.
    To express by growling. --Thomson.
    
    
  3. \Growl\, n.
    The deep, threatening sound made by a surly dog; a grumbling
    sound.
    
    
 
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