growl at (someone or something)

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growl at (someone or something)

To make a low, guttural sound or speak in this manner. We slowly backed away as the dog growled at us. The old man growled at me to get out of his yard.
See also: growl

growl at someone or something

to snarl at someone or something. Don't growl at me like that. The dog growled at the cat.
See also: growl
References in classic literature ?
Once when he came close, Teeka bared her fangs and growled at him, and Tarzan showed his canines in an ugly snarl; but Taug did not provoke a quarrel.
Mugambi, on his part, clung closely to Tarzan, so that the ape-man could scarce control his laughter at the pitiable condition to which the chief's fear had reduced him; but at length the white took the great cat by the scruff of the neck and, dragging it quite close to the Wagambi, slapped it sharply upon the nose each time that it growled at the stranger.
RTIN BOYLE was convinced Grant Holt would bury his pressure penalty at Dunfermline after the striker growled at him before taking the spot-kick.
He also growled at me one time when I scolded him for going wild and running toward the front door when someone opened it.
The victim managed to keep hold of the bag but the attacker then pushed her against a wall and growled at her.
A homeless man, allegedly high on bath salts and drunk on the controversial drink Four Loko, growled at police officers and attempted to take a bite at them after he was arrested for harassing customers at a fast food restaurant in Miami, authorities said.