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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
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antonyms for prowl

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

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
Ftatateeta goes out; and Cleopatra rises and begins to prowl to and fro between her chair and the door, meditating.
CAESAR AND CLEOPATRAGEORGE BERNARD SHAW
Cleek stopped short in his prowl at the top end of the gallery, and stood, looking the very picture of perplexity.
THE RIDDLE OF THE MYSTERIOUS LIGHTMARY E. HANSHEW
They don't seem to have backbone enough to do anything but play cards and prowl round the married quarters.
SOLDIER STORIESRUDYARD KIPLING
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO PROWL

  • break-in
  • breaking and entering
  • caper
  • crime
  • heist
  • housebreaking
  • larceny
  • owl job
  • pilferage
  • prowl
  • robbery
  • safecracking
  • second-story work
  • sting
  • theft
  • thieving
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