aprowl

[ uh-proul ]
/ əˈpraʊl /

adjective

moving about in stealthy search; covertly stalking or hunting; prowling (usually used predicatively): The sudden silence in the jungle gave warning that some huge carnivore was aprowl.

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Origin of aprowl

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Example sentences from the Web for aprowl

  • Frosty taught himself to read such signs, and by them he always knew when the coyote or some other dangerous creature was aprowl.

    Swamp Cat|James Arthur Kjelgaard