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English noun: growl

1. growl (event) the sound of growling (as made by animals)


Broader (hypernym)cry

English verb: growl

1. growl (communication) to utter or emit low dull rumbling sounds

SamplesHe grumbled a rude response.
Stones grumbled down the cliff.

ExamplesYou can hear animals growl in the meadows, The meadows growl with animals

Synonymsgrumble, rumble

Pattern of useSomething ----s.
Somebody ----s

Broader (hypernym)emit, let loose, let out, utter

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