Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun growl

1 sense of growl

Sense 1
growl, growling -- (the sound of growling (as made by animals))
       => cry -- (the characteristic utterance of an animal; "animal cries filled the night")

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb growl

1 sense of growl

Sense 1
grumble, growl, rumble -- (to utter or emit low dull rumbling sounds; "he grumbled a rude response"; "Stones grumbled down the cliff")
       => utter, emit, let out, let loose -- (express audibly; utter sounds (not necessarily words); "She let out a big heavy sigh"; "He uttered strange sounds that nobody could understand")

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