Definition of prowler in English:


Line breaks: prowl¦er
Pronunciation: /ˈpraʊlə


  • A person who moves stealthily about or loiters near a place with a view to committing a crime.
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    • You would have to be sure in addition that some unknown third party - a chance intruder, a prowler, another acquaintance - did not commit the murders.
    • Has anyone begun to question the prowler they found near the Princes' Sanctuary as yet?
    • The Ringmaster System will enable schools to rapidly receive information from police or Neighbourhood Watch on everything from vandalism to prowlers.

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