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prowlverb [I or T]

uk   /praʊl/  us   /praʊl/
to move around quietly in a place trying not to be seen or heard, such as an animal does when hunting: There have been reports of a masked man prowling in the neighbourhood. At night, adult scorpions prowl the desert for (= trying to catch) insects.informal Unable to sleep, he prowled (= walked without purpose) (about/around) the hotel corridors.

prowlnoun

uk   /praʊl/  us   /praʊl/
(Definition of prowl from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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prowlverb [I/T]

 us   /prɑʊl/
to move around an area quietly and secretly, as when hunting: [T] At night, scorpions prowl the desert for insects. [I] There have been reports of a man prowling in the neighborhood.
prowl
noun [U]  us   /prɑʊl/
(Definition of prowl from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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