adverb see growling

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Growlingly — Growl ing*ly, adv. In a growling manner. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • growlingly — adverb In a growling manner; with growls …   Wiktionary

  • growlingly — adv. grumblingly; snarlingly, with a low and guttural sound …   English contemporary dictionary

  • growlingly — growl·ing·ly …   English syllables

  • growlingly — adverb see growling * * * growlˈingly adverb • • • Main Entry: ↑growl …   Useful english dictionary

  • growl — growlingly, adv. /growl/, v.i. 1. to utter a deep guttural sound of anger or hostility: The dog growled at the mail carrier. 2. to murmur or complain angrily; grumble. 3. to rumble: The thunder growled. 4. Jazz. to use flutter tonguing in playing …   Universalium

  • growling — adjective Date: 1752 marked by a growl < a low growling voice > < listened to the growling thunder > • growlingly adverb …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • growl — verb 1》 (of an animal, especially a dog) make a low guttural sound of hostility in the throat. 2》 say something in a low harsh voice. 3》 make a low or harsh rumbling sound. noun a growling sound. Derivatives growling noun & adjective growlingly… …   English new terms dictionary

  • briefly — adv 1. momentarily, temporarily, shortly, swiftly, briskly, suddenly, quickly; hastily, cursorily, perfunctorily, hurriedly. 2. concisely, succinctly, straightforwardly, emphatically, pointedly, directly; condensedly, compressedly, contractedly,… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • growling — /ˈgraʊlɪŋ/ (say growling) noun 1. the noise made by an animal that growls. 2. Aboriginal English hostile criticism. –adjective 3. uttered with or as if with a growl. 4. Aboriginal English angry; hostile. –growlingly, adverb …   Australian English dictionary

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