growl definition

  • noun:
    • The low, guttural, menacing noise produced by an animal: the growl of your dog.
    • A gruff surly utterance: The desk officer answered my greeting with a growl.
    • The deep, threatening sound made in the throat by an animal; a grumbling noise.
    • The noise produced by a hungry belly.
    • The deep, harmful sound created by a surly puppy; a grumbling sound.
    • A deep snarling and threatening noise from neck, expressive of this hostility of an animal; therefore, the grumbling or faultfinding of an offended or discontented individual.
    • the sound of growling (as created by creatures)
  • verb-intransitive:
    • To give off a decreased guttural noise or utterance.
    • To talk in an angry or surly way.
    • To utter a deep guttural noise, as an angry dog; to provide forth an angry, grumbling sound.
  • verb-transitive:
    • To utter by growling: growled the sales.
    • to state by growling.
  • verb:
    • To utter a-deep guttural sound, as an angry animal; to offer forth an angry, grumbling sound.
    • to state (one thing) by growling.
    • To deliver a user a note via the Growl computer software library.
    • to utter or emit reduced dull rumbling appears
  • others:
    • To utter a-deep guttural sound of anger or hostility, as a dog or a bear; therefore, to emit a sharp rumbling sound, whilst the forces of nature.
    • For this reason To talk in an offended or discontented tone; discover fault; grumble: because, he growled at becoming interrupted.
    • to create reluctant; cause to grudge: used reflexively.
    • to state by growling or grumbling.

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