aprowl

[ uh-proul ]
/ əˈpraʊl /
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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.

Nearby words

  1. apron strings,
  2. apropos,
  3. apropos of,
  4. aprosopia,
  5. aprotic,
  6. après,
  7. après moi le déluge,
  8. après-midi d'un faune, l',
  9. après-ski,
  10. apsaras

Origin of aprowl


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Examples 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