[ grou-lee ]
/ ˈgraʊ li /

adjective, growl·i·er, growl·i·est.

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

Origin of growly

First recorded in 1915–20; growl + -y1

Related forms

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

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