Thesaurus

growl

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of growl

  1. 1 to express dissatisfaction, pain, or resentment usually tiresomely he was growling about how much work he had to do Synonyms of growl beef, bellyache, bitch, bleat, carp, caterwaul, crab, croak, fuss, gripe, grizzle, grouch, grouse, complain, grumble, grump, holler, inveigh, keen, kick, kvetch, maunder [chiefly British], moan, murmur, mutter, nag, repine, scream, squawk, squeal, wail, whimper, whine, whinge [British], yammer, yawp (or yaup), yowlWords Related to growl object (to), protest, quarrel (with); cavil, quibble; fret, stew, worry; blubber, cry, sob; bemoan, bewail, deplore, lamentNear Antonyms of growl accept, bear, countenance, endure, take, tolerate; applaud, cheer, commendAntonyms of growl crow, delight, rejoice

  2. 2 to make a long loud deep noise or cry the neighbor's dog growls every time we pass the house Synonyms of growl bellow, boom, roar, thunderWords Related to growl grumble, roll, rumble; bang, blare, blast, peal, scream, screech, shriek, squall; bawl, call, cry, holler, hoot, shout, whoop, yell; bell, caterwaul, howl, wail, yowlNear Antonyms of growl grunt, mouth, mumble, murmur, mutter, whisper; mewl, pule, squeak, whimper

  3. 3 to make a low heavy rolling sound I'm sorry my stomach is growling, but I'm just really hungry Synonyms of growl rumble, grumble, lumber, rollWords Related to growl boom, drum, thunder; bellow



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