adjective, growl·i·er, growl·i·est.

resembling a growl in pitch and harshness: This cold has made my voice growly.
irritable; grouchy.

Nearby words

  1. growing point,
  2. growing-equity mortgage,
  3. growingly,
  4. growl,
  5. growler,
  6. grown,
  7. grown-up,
  8. grownup,
  9. growse,
  10. growth

Origin of growly

First recorded in 1915–20; growl + -y1

Related formsgrowl·i·ness, noun Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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