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noun as in animal-like sound

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I moved my head one inch off the pillow to find out which it was, and something growled.

The singer Tom Jones growled hits like “Delilah” with shirts sweatily slashed to the navel.

“He once growled at the cat over a frozen pea that fell in the kitchen,” Mellon says.

“The Likud is not a political garbage can,” Likud MK Danny Danon growled.

And the other not-such-a-star witness was a convicted drug dealer who from jail apparently growled revenge at Big Rog.

As they entered, a liver-coloured hound that lay stretched before the fire growled lazily, and showed the whites of his eyes.

“That girl ought to get a job at a broadcasting station,” growled out Darry, as they went out upon the street.

Skipper Worse growled a little and rubbed his head, when Sivert Gesvint pressed his hand and welcomed him with effusion.

When he saw Harry he stopped and his hand went to his belt, "Who be yo' un," he growled, "and what do yo' un want?"

“If Havelock had the second thousand men he asked for he would now be marching here,” growled Nicholson.


On this page you'll find 13 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to growled, such as: moan, grunt, howl, rumble, bellow, and roar.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.