I try to prowl like a cat, but end up scurrying like a monkey.
When conservatives suffer a political setback, they prowl the terrain like lions, looking for a few necks to bite.
Turned out the intruders were four boys on the prowl for snacks, including Francisco Anguiano, 13.
Cooke describes Joplin as being “always on the prowl and vocal about it.”
With all the thirtysomething women on the prowl —in chic sandals—Mumbai is starting to feel more like Sex and the City.
“Sure,” agreed Sam, who liked nothing better than to prowl around in the dark.
So the cubs first prowl around the stag, and try to seize it anywhere.
"I should like to go and have a prowl around," Berrington said, after a pause.
But he continued to prowl round the stage-girls, as he used to do before he was married.
Tommy told me that the Gherkins' mothers teach them to prowl when they are very young, and that they are always prowling.
late 14c., prollen, "move about in search of something," of unknown origin, with no known cognates. Spelling with -w- is from 1500s (cf. bowl), but pronounced "prôll" till late 18c. Meaning "go stealthily in search of prey" is first recorded 1580s. Related: Prowled; prowling. The noun, in on the prowl, is attested from 1803.