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growl


growl

verb

Definition of GROWL

1
to express dissatisfaction, pain, or resentment usually tiresomely <he was growling about how much work he had to do>
Antonyms crow, delight, rejoice
2
to make a long loud deep noise or cry <the neighbor's dog growls every time we pass the house>
Synonyms bellow, boom, growl, thunder
3
to make a low heavy rolling sound <I'm sorry my stomach is growling, but I'm just really hungry>
Synonyms growl, grumble, lumber, roll
Related Words boom, drum, thunder; bellow

March 05, 2015
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