Definition of Prowling

1. a. Accustomed to prowl, or engaged in roving stealthily, as for prey.



Definition of Prowling

1. Verb. (present participle of prowl) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Prowling

1. prowl [v] - See also: prowl

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Prowling

prowdly
prower
prowess
prowesses
prowest
prowfishes
prowhaling
prowhite
prowl
prowl car
prowled
prowler
prowlers
prowlike
prowling (current term)
prowlingly
prowlings
prowls
proworker
prows
prox
prox.
proxemic
proxemics
proxenet
proxenetisms
proxenets
proxeni

Literary usage of Prowling

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1. Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine (1829)
"... skulking and prowling for his and the clammy dew sat on the brow even of vigorous manhood—when journeys undertaken at the approach of dawn, ..."

2. The Memories of Fifty Years: Containing Brief Biographical Notices of by William Henry Sparks (1872)
"... little stockade forts erected around these springs for their security against the secret attacks of the prowling. and merciless Creeks and Cherokees. ..."

3. My Sixty Years on the Plains, Trapping, Trading, and Indian Fighting by William Thomas Hamilton (1905)
"prowling Wolves when Shot Prove to be Indians. Spies who did not Return. Three Hundred Warriors Charge the Camp. A Desperate Fight. The Enemy Routed. ..."

4. The Port Folio by Joseph Dennie, Asbury Dickins (1827)
"Whose shrieks of night e'en Echo dreads to note) (Save hy the prowling wolf, or lonely owl Rolls calmly onward to the mellow plain, And sips its sweets from ..."

5. Public Papers of George Clinton, First Governor of New York, 1777-1795, 1801 by George Clinton, New York (State). Governor, 1801-1804 (George Clinton), Hugh Hastings, James Austin Holden, New York (State). State Historian (1900)
"Am with great Regard Your Very Humb. serv't Peter R. Livingston. [To Gov. George Clinton.] [No. 1620.] Major Joseph Baker Reports the Presence of prowling ..."

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