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  • v. Present participle of prowl.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Accustomed to prowl, or engaged in roving stealthily, as for prey.


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  • A woman more bone than skin prowling forward on bare feet.

    365 tomorrows » 2010 » March : A New Free Flash Fiction SciFi Story Every Day

  • The story goes that I was out with a bunch of 6 or so single 30 something ladies, and let's just say that prowling is a verb that springs to mind.

    Ye olden tymes.

  • The next day, the wolf's footsteps on the snow showed that he had spent the night in prowling round the hut, and that its frail defence had not excluded him from entering it.

    A Book of Golden Deeds

  • Less and less did he like the idea of prowling about the place of Henry Pollard at this time of night.

    Six Feet Four

  • That Lycaelon was a stern master was no secret; he did not approve of his servants "prowling," as he put it, during the bells of proper sleep.

    Tran Siberian

  • Justin Timberlake caught "prowling" a party for hookups.

    Michael Drucker: Exploiting Celebrity Tragedy On Spec

  • Let's just say that even one of the analysts characterized Pitino's movements as "prowling" the other day.

    March 2009

  • I'm not naming any authors here, but I'll give you a hint: their last names rhyme with "prowling" and "higher."

    The WritingYA Weblog: Today's the Day!

  • It was impossible to see what was going on without a moon, but the warm temperature brought out some kind of prowling thing.

    View from the Northern Border

  • There are numerous stories of him 'prowling' the streets, going into businesses - not for the purpose of doing business - but looking for violations so he could sue.

    Jarek Molski and me


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