(noun, adjective, verb)


1. Producing a growl.

- The growling dog frightened him.


1. a gruff or angry utterance (suggestive of the growling of an animal)

Definition categories: communication, utterance, vocalization

2. the sound of growling (as made by animals)

Similar word(s): growl

Definition categories: event, cry

Sentences with growling as a noun:

- The growling from her stomach told us she was hungry.


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.