Synonyms for prowl

Synonyms for (noun) prowl

Synonyms: prowl

Definition: the act of prowling (walking about in a stealthy manner)

Similar words: walk, walking

Definition: the act of traveling by foot

Usage: walking is a healthy form of exercise

Synonyms for (verb) prowl

Synonyms: prowl

Definition: move about in or as if in a predatory manner

Usage: The suspicious stranger prowls the streets of the town

Similar words: walk

Definition: use one's feet to advance; advance by steps

Usage: Walk, don't run!; We walked instead of driving; She walks with a slight limp; The patient cannot walk yet; Walk over to the cabinet

Synonyms: lurch, prowl

Definition: loiter about, with no apparent aim

Similar words: tarry, footle, lallygag, mess about, loaf, loiter, lollygag, lounge, lurk, linger, hang around, mill about, mill around

Definition: be about

Usage: The high school students like to loiter in the Central Square; Who is this man that is hanging around the department?

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