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verb growl pronunciation in British English /ɡraʊl/
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present tense
present participlegrowling
past tensegrowled
past participlegrowled

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  1. 1
    [intransitive] if an animal growls, it makes a frightening or unfriendly low noise
    The dog growled at me.
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  2. 3
    [intransitive/transitive] to say something in an unfriendly and angry way
    ‘I couldn’t care less,’ Ben growled.


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