a person or animal that prowls.
a person who goes stealthily about with some unlawful intention, as to commit a burglary or theft.
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How to use prowler in a sentence
Zimmerman had called 911 to report the sighting of what he thought was an armed prowler.Daily Poll: What Do You Think of the Trayvon Martin Case? | Ryan Prior | March 20, 2012 | THE DAILY BEAST
The pig-headed prowler I saw, with my pompon missing from his shoe, and his bonne amie wearing the stolen ring.The Joyous Adventures of Aristide Pujol | William J. Locke
The moment the brute touched the bait the falling door slid down, imprisoning the prowler.The Adventures of Kathlyn | Harold MacGrath
That night a child was born to Julia, on a pallet of dried grass and prowler skins.
He carried the pups back past the prowler and looked down at it in passing.
The savage cry of a prowler came, like a sound to match, and the attack was on.