prowler

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

prowl +‎ -er

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Noun[edit]

prowler (plural prowlers)

  1. One who roves about for prey; one who prowls.
    • 1922, Michael Arlen, chapter 1/1/2, “Piracy”: A Romantic Chronicle of These Days[1]:
      House Prees and Bloods [] were everywhere to be seen in earnest colloquy. For the matter was, that there was some sort of night-prowler about the school grounds.

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