how to pronounce prowl


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prowl is pronounced in one syllable

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An example use of prowl in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… at the carnival during prowl week …”

meanings of prowl


  1. To idle; to go about aimlessly.
  2. To rove over, through, or about in a stealthy manner; especially, to search in, as for prey or booty. Watch the lioness prowling in the shrubbery for zebras.
  3. To collect by plunder.


  1. The act of prowling.

prowl frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word prowl occurs in english on average 0.8 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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