Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun One who prowls or roves, as for prey.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun One that prowls.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun One who roves about for prey; one who prowls.

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

  • noun someone who prowls or sneaks about; usually with unlawful intentions

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Examples

  • Generalising this point we can say that the same event can be referred to under quite disparate descriptions: the event of alerting the prowler is the same event as my flipping the light switch which is the same event as my moving of my body (or a part of my body) in a certain way.

    Donald Davidson

  • You think the prowler is a figment of my imagination.

    The Flower Man

  • Two other unicorns lay on the ground, dead, and behind the prowler was the dark shape of its mate lying lifelessly in the grass.

    Space Prison

  • One dim gas-jet burned there, but even in its nebulous light he perceived at once that the prowler was the bank's president.

    Roads of Destiny

  • The lighted end of a cigar glowed through the darkness a moment later, and then Don saw that the prowler was his cousin Clarence.

    The Boy Trapper

  • So we're asking not only women but the community, at large, call, such as prowler calls, or peeping Toms or suspicious circumstances.

    CNN Transcript Aug 27, 2004

  • The prowler was the only unfamiliar thing, harmless and weaponless now that his scissors lay abandoned on the floor between the sisters’ beds.

    Slice Of Cherry

  • The prowler was the only unfamiliar thing, harmless and weaponless now that his scissors lay abandoned on the floor between the sisters’ beds.

    Slice Of Cherry

  • The prowler was the only unfamiliar thing, harmless and weaponless now that his scissors lay abandoned on the floor between the sisters’ beds.

    Slice Of Cherry

  • The prowler was the only unfamiliar thing, harmless and weaponless now that his scissors lay abandoned on the floor between the sisters’ beds.

    Slice Of Cherry

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