Synonyms and Antonyms of growl
to express dissatisfaction, pain, or resentment usually tiresomely
- He was growling about how much work he had to do.
beef, bellyache, bleat, carp, caterwaul, complain, crab, croak, fuss, gripe, grouch, grouse, grumble, grump, holler, inveigh, kick, moan, murmur, mutter, nag, scream, squawk, squeal, wail, whimper, whine, yammer, yawp (or yaup), yowl
object (to), protest, quarrel (with)
fret, stew, worry
blubber, cry, sob
bemoan, bewail, deplore, lament
to make a long loud deep noise or cry
- The neighbor's dog growls every time we pass the house.
grumble, roll, rumble
bang, blare, blast, peal, scream, screech, shriek, squall
bawl, call, cry, holler, hoot, shout, whoop, yell
caterwaul, howl, wail, yowl
to make a low heavy rolling sound
- I'm sorry my stomach is growling, but I'm just really hungry.