Austin takes on the bulk of the physical scouting, prowling the streets in search of interesting sites.
Undoubtedly his committee's investigators are still out there prowling around.
We will have no more of this midnight prowling, I promise you.
Were you asleep, Richard, on these two nights when you have been prowling about the neighborhood?
It has the habit of prowling about in pairs, and the female produces but a single young one at a birth.
Some one must have been prowling round the tent in the night.
The game slayer is not often seen, living as he does in the heart of the jungle and prowling mostly by night.
I saw it poked into my face by some one prowling before my cot.
He sees the powers of evil lurking and prowling after men, as lions that lie in wait for their prey.
prowling about my place, after midnight, with a couple of strange blackguards.
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.