- IPA: /pɹaʊl/
prowl (prowls, present participle prowling; past and past participle prowled)
- (ambitransitive) To rove over, through, or about in a stealthy manner; especially, to search in, as for prey or booty.
- He prowls each place, still in new colours decked.
- Watch the lioness prowling in the shrubbery for zebras.
- It's tough to sneak vandalism into Wikipedia as there are plenty of other users prowling the Recent Changes page.
- (intransitive) To idle; to go about aimlessly.
- That dandy has nothing better to do than prowl around town all day in his pinstripe suit.
- (transitive, obsolete) To collect by plunder.
- to prowl money
- French: rôder
- German: durchstreifen, herumstreifen
- Italian: aggirarsi
- Russian: ры́скать
- Spanish: acechar, merodear
- Spanish: aguaitar
- German: herumstreifen
- Portuguese: perambular
- Russian: броди́ть
prowl (plural prowls)
- (colloquial) The act of prowling.
- I'm going on a midnight prowl.