snarling

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English[edit]

Adjective[edit]

snarling

  1. growling, having a snarl.
    The snarling dog scared me away without ever opening its mouth and without making enough noise to wake the household.

Noun[edit]

snarling (plural snarlings)

  1. The act of producing a snarl or growl.
    • 1906, Jack London, White Fang
      When dogs fight, there are usually preliminaries to the actual combat — snarlings and bristlings and stiff-legged struttings. But White Fang learned to omit these preliminaries.

Verb[edit]

snarling

  1. Present participle of snarl.