Origin of growl
synonym study for growl
OTHER WORDS FROM growlgrowl·ing·ly, adverbun·der·growl, nounun·growl·ing, adjective
How to use growl in a sentence
I moved my head one inch off the pillow to find out which it was, and something growled.The Stacks: Pete Dexter on What It’s Like to Lose the Knack of Having Fun|Pete Dexter|September 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The singer Tom Jones growled hits like “Delilah” with shirts sweatily slashed to the navel.
“He once growled at the cat over a frozen pea that fell in the kitchen,” Mellon says.
“The Likud is not a political garbage can,” Likud MK Danny Danon growled.
And the other not-such-a-star witness was a convicted drug dealer who from jail apparently growled revenge at Big Rog.Where Were the Doctors to Testify at Roger Clemens’s Perjury Trial?|Kent Sepkowitz|June 20, 2012|DAILY BEAST
As they entered, a liver-coloured hound that lay stretched before the fire growled lazily, and showed the whites of his eyes.St. Martin's Summer|Rafael Sabatini
“That girl ought to get a job at a broadcasting station,” growled out Darry, as they went out upon the street.The Campfire Girls of Roselawn|Margaret Penrose
Skipper Worse growled a little and rubbed his head, when Sivert Gesvint pressed his hand and welcomed him with effusion.Skipper Worse|Alexander Lange Kielland
When he saw Harry he stopped and his hand went to his belt, "Who be yo' un," he growled, "and what do yo' un want?"The Courier of the Ozarks|Byron A. Dunn
“If Havelock had the second thousand men he asked for he would now be marching here,” growled Nicholson.The Red Year|Louis Tracy