growl

growl
growl [graul] v
[Date: 1600-1700; Origin: Probably from the sound]
1.)
if an animal growls, it makes a long deep angry sound
→↑bark, snarl ↑snarl growl at
The dog growled at me.
2.) [I and T]
to say something in a low angry voice
= ↑snarl
'Get out of my way,' he growled.
growl at
'Who are you?' he growled at me.
>growl[i] n
He heard a low growl behind him.

Dictionary of contemporary English. 2013.

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