on the prowl
phrasal in the act of prowling; also in search of something <
his fourth wife had just left him, and he was on the prowl again — Mary McCarthy
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New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • on the prowl — 1. actively looking for a romantic or sexual partner. Divorce isn t the only subject to avoid when you re on the prowl. 2. actively trying to achieve something. Officials see the country as a competitor that s on the prowl to grab every export… …   New idioms dictionary

  • on the prowl — mod. looking for someone for sexual purposes, in the manner of a prowling cat. □ Tom looks like he is on the prowl again tonight. □ That whole gang of boys is on the prowl. Watch out …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • on the prowl — adjective hunting or seeking The cat was always on the prowl for bit of string or a dangling shoelace …   Wiktionary

  • on the prowl — looking for someone or something teenage gangs on the prowl …   English dictionary

  • on the prowl — lying in ambush, lurking, on the look out …   English contemporary dictionary

  • on the prowl — idi in the act of prowling; searching stealthily …   From formal English to slang

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