One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Prowling around in search of prey.‘there is a serial killer on the prowl’
- ‘Two scrawny dogs and a lone cat are on the prowl, and the air is filled with swarms of ladybugs.’
- ‘Affluent professionals living in the city centre are being targeted by thieves on the prowl for rich pickings at plush apartments.’
- ‘The shootings took place just eight miles from each other, raising fears a gunman could be on the prowl in the Highlands.’
- ‘The survey will show where in Britain wild cats are on the prowl.’
- ‘IS THIS picture the long-awaited proof that big black cats are on the prowl in Cumbria?’
- ‘Melita Scheffel is on the prowl for books on neurology and paleontology.’
- ‘Burglars are also on the prowl for bank statements, credit cards and passports to obtain credit in your name or to take over your accounts.’
- ‘Head on out to the home improvement store because you're on the prowl for paint.’
- ‘Worried that there was a thief on the prowl, hotel owner Hazel Hart immediately ordered a search of the building.’
- ‘Could a panther be on the prowl in West End's Itchen Valley Country Park where dog walkers and joggers normally freely roam?’
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