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Verb: prowl  prawl
  1. Move about in or as if in a predatory manner
    "The suspicious stranger prowls the streets of the town"
     
  2. Loiter about, with no apparent aim
    - lurch
Noun: prowl  prawl
  1. The act of prowling (walking about in a stealthy manner)

Derived forms: prowled, prowling, prowls

Type of: footle, hang around, lallygag [N. Amer], linger, loaf, loiter, lollygag [N. Amer], lounge, lurk, mess about, mill about, mill around, mooch [Brit], tarry, walk, walking

Encyclopedia: Prowl