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  • adj. Producing a growl.
  • n. A sustained instance of growls or guttural noises.
  • v. Present participle of growl.
  • v. musical device where a 'growling' sound is produced on a brass instrument by literally growling with the vocal cords while playing the note.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The act of uttering angry or threatening sounds; snarling; grumbling: as, the growling of thunder.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the sound of growling (as made by animals)
  • n. a gruff or angry utterance (suggestive of the growling of an animal)

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