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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR PROWLER

Every prowler in the dark is, consciously or unconsciously, a mystic.

They knew that some hungry night prowler would then take care of it for them.

A thump, followed by a muttered curse, betrayed the identity of the prowler.

The prowler had stubbed his stockinged toe against a chair leg.

If there was one prowler around there might be a dozen or a score.

For Unk Wunk has a weapon that no prowler of the woods ever calculates upon.

That night a child was born to Julia, on a pallet of dried grass and prowler skins.

He carried the pups back past the prowler and looked down at it in passing.

The savage cry of a prowler came, like a sound to match, and the attack was on.

"We made it to the drive room—two of us and one prowler," Charley answered.

WORD ORIGIN

1510s, proller, agent noun from prowl (v.).

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR PROWLER

burglar

nounperson who steals
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