Definition of “growl” - English Dictionary

“growl” in English

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growlverb [ I ]

uk /ɡraʊl/ us /ɡraʊl/
noun [ C ] uk us

The dog eyed me suspiciously and gave a low growl.

(Definition of “growl” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

“growl” in American English

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growlverb [ I ]

us /ɡrɑʊl/

to make a low, rough sound, usually in anger:

The dog growled at her.

If your stomach growls, it is making a low, continuous noise because you are hungry.

noun [ C ] us /ɡrɑʊl/

I heard a growl outside our tent, and prayed that whatever was out there would go away.

(Definition of “growl” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)