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synonyms for prowl

  • lurk
  • roam
  • scavenge
  • skulk
  • slink
  • stroll
  • tramp
  • cruise
  • hunt
  • patrol
  • range
  • rove
  • snake
  • sneak
  • stalk
  • steal
  • nose around
See also synonyms for: prowling / prowls

antonyms for prowl

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  • ignore
  • neglect
  • rush
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How to use prowl in a sentence

I found myself longing to learn more about Sophie’s callous roommate, her wealthy British boyfriend or Jesse’s sister, out on the prowl after divorcing her wife.
HOW I MET YOUR FATHER AND THE INSUFFERABLE HISTORY OF THE LOVELORN SITCOM DUDEELIANA DOCKTERMANJANUARY 20, 2022TIME
There’s yet another covid-19 variant on the prowl and it’s got scientists worried.
WHAT WE KNOW ABOUT THE OMICRON CORONAVIRUS VARIANTMANAVI KAPURNOVEMBER 26, 2021QUARTZ
With hibernation approaching, many are on the prowl for calorie-rich foods that can help them build up fat and energy for a long winter’s snooze.
HOW TO KEEP FAT BEARS (AND OTHER BEARS) OUT OF YOUR TRASHNATALIE WALLINGTONSEPTEMBER 29, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
We'll be watched every minute of the time that we prowl around those painted rocks; that's a cinch.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
These unkempt-looking Father Times and Methuselahs prowl about the staircases of the different ateliers daily.
THE REAL LATIN QUARTERF. BERKELEY SMITH
He caught a down car and got out just as the first prowl car came sirening its way into the side street curb.
HOODED DETECTIVE, VOLUME III NO. 2, JANUARY, 1942VARIOUS
These persons prowl about among the farms and villages begging for work in the name of charity.
THE COLLECTED WORKS OF AMBROSE BIERCEAMBROSE BIERCE
Natives are not wont to prowl about after dark with no apparent object, especially alone.
A FRONTIER MYSTERYBERTRAM MITFORD
The lodge chafed him until he gathered up a few young men who had been acting as spies and trotted forth on a coyote prowl.
THE WAY OF AN INDIANFREDERIC REMINGTON
Most of them cannot escape to the sea, and so must face the enemies which prowl along the shore looking for prey.
ON THE SEASHORER. CADWALLADER SMITH
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO PROWL

  • break in
  • breaking and entering
  • caper
  • crime
  • filching
  • heist
  • housebreaking
  • larceny
  • owl job
  • pilferage
  • prowl
  • robbery
  • safecracking
  • second-story work
  • sting
  • theft
  • thieving
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.