growl

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Synonyms for growl

snarl

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Synonyms for growl

to make a continuous deep reverberating sound

Synonyms for growl

the sound of growling (as made by animals)

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to utter or emit low dull rumbling sounds

References in classic literature ?
The bear growled frequently at his heels, and once or twice its enormous paws were laid on his person, as if disposed to prevent his further passage into the den.
Mugambi, on his part, clung closely to Tarzan, so that the ape-man could scarce control his laughter at the pitiable condition to which the chief's fear had reduced him; but at length the white took the great cat by the scruff of the neck and, dragging it quite close to the Wagambi, slapped it sharply upon the nose each time that it growled at the stranger.
When Jerry snarled and growled, wild-dog snarled and growled back and strutted and bullied around him, him to persuasion of the blacks could induce but no sink his teeth into Jerry.
And it was he that first gripped another cub by the ear and pulled and tugged and growled through jaws tight-clenched.
Once when he came close, Teeka bared her fangs and growled at him, and Tarzan showed his canines in an ugly snarl; but Taug did not provoke a quarrel.
Seizing the bars of his prison, he shook them frantically, and all the while he roared and growled terrifically.
Always the savage beast in the primitive cage growled and roared when they moved him.
But when the ends of the rope were placed in the stranger's hands, he growled menacingly.
They growled and barked like detestable dogs, mewed, and flapped their arms and crowed.
Even more compelling was the menacing threat that Possum growled, his jaws close-guarding the bone, eyes blazing insanely, the hair rising stiffly on his neck.
Sikes spoke in the very harshest key of a very harsh voice; but, appearing to entertain some unaccountable objection to having his throat cut, he remained where he was, and growled more fiercely than before: at the same time grasping the end of the poker between his teeth, and biting at it like a wild beast.
He also growled at me one time when I scolded him for going wild and running toward the front door when someone opened it.
The victim managed to keep hold of the bag but the attacker then pushed her against a wall and growled at her.
A homeless man, allegedly high on bath salts and drunk on the controversial drink Four Loko, growled at police officers and attempted to take a bite at them after he was arrested for harassing customers at a fast food restaurant in Miami, authorities said.