prowl around

prowl around

To move in a stealthy or sneaky manner within a certain area; to creep around. I think someone is prowling around outside the house. I walked into the storage room and found Jeremy prowling around. What he was up to?
See also: around, prowl
References in classic literature ?
Satan, back from a prowl around the compound, ran up to him and touched his hand with a cold, damp nose.
Then, when the moon come up, I took a prowl around.
The eight-year-old tabby shot to fame because of his antics at the store in Saltney where he would prowl around for hours delighting animal lovers.
Their tracks are often swaggering, sometimes ferocious and very commonly prowl around like a caged tiger.
You can do a practical thing like making sure your cat is well away from your bedroom, perhaps shutting the kitchen door so your cat can't prowl around the rest of the house.
The elderly and disabled should not be targets, but the lowlife who prowl around looking for quick cash have no respect.
The four-year-old tiger, which had been hand-reared, did not hurt anyone during its prowl around the grounds.
It's worth the admission fee just to prowl around the ramparts imagining the battles of yesteryear.
As The Journal revealed yesterday, the thieves travelled from their home to the Northumberland market town to prowl around looking for property they could either scavenge or steal.
His swing is not as pleasing on the eye as many and his comical walk, resembling a man in urgent need of the toilet, hardly carries the same grace and aura as Tiger Woods' purposeful prowl around the fairways.
The four vocalists prowl around each other as if in a Harold Pinter play and sometimes sit in stillness, expressing the yearning in the music.
SYBIL the cat enjoyed a good prowl around Downing Street after becoming the first feline resident of No.
Thieves prowl around looking for sheds and garages to raid to steal garden power tools - or anything of value.
Boro are ready to give the man they call the Lion King the chance to prowl around the Premiership.
Cursing, blasphemy and lies prowl around not only our cities but our homes, and seek to kill our faith and the morality of our nation.