growling

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English[edit]

Adjective[edit]

growling (not comparable)

  1. Producing a growl.
    The growling dog frightened him.

Noun[edit]

growling (plural growlings)

  1. A sustained instance of growls or guttural noises.
    The growling from her stomach told us she was hungry.

Verb[edit]

growling

  1. Present participle of growl.
  2. musical device where a 'growling' sound is produced on a brass instrument by literally growling with the vocal cords while playing the note.