Pronunciation: (groul), [key]
1. to utter a deep guttural sound of anger or hostility: The dog growled at the mail carrier.
2. to murmur or complain angrily; grumble.
3. to rumble: The thunder growled.
4. Jazz.to use flutter-tonguing in playing a wind instrument.
to express by growling.
1. the act or sound of growling.
2. Jazz.the technique of flutter-tonguing.
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