prowl about

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prowl about

To move in a stealthy or sneaky manner within a certain area; to creep around. I think someone is prowling about outside the house. I walked into the storage room and found Jeremy prowling about. What he was up to?
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prowl about

 and prowl around
to sneak around, looking for someone or something. Something is prowling about out there in the yard. There is someone outside prowling around.
See also: prowl