prowl around

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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
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Who prowls around our Nursing Home And never leaves the mice alone Who's miaow would melt a heart of stone?
"Boris is Boris," says Theresa May, with the metaphorical shrug of the shoulders usually seen by feckless parents watching helplessly as their child prowls around the playground beating up other kids.
Serious but not humorless, he prowls around the studio deliberating and ready to pounce on the next creative idea.
He never speaks to his audience, whips the band into shape with all the grace of a bad-tempered building site foreman and prowls around the stage like a bear with a sore head in a pork pie hat.
He still prowls around the stage with an extraordinary sexual presence, still manages to catch the flying underwear one-handed and - in that blowsy trumpet break in Kiss - thinks he'd "better dance now".
Lead singer Rob Halford appears, clad head to toe in a silver cape and from then on prowls around the stage releasing those trademark high-pitched screams.
Your adversary the devil prowls around like a roaring lion, seeking someone to devour.
With his angular features and fluid movements, Kapranos looks like an elf as he prowls around the stage.
BEHIND the Hannibal Lecter mask Dundee keeper Kevin Farnan cuts a fearsome figure as he prowls around his circle.
Tall and slim, he prowls around the curvature of the open piano lid totally absorbed in the music he is delivering, whether actually singing or biding his time as his accompanist (here the insightful and compelling Julius Drake) delivers preludes, interludes and postludes.
HER real name is Selina Kyle; she can be slinky and sensuous or extremely vicious, scratching with her stilettos harp claws as she prowls around Gotham City.
He prowls around like a wounded lion wondering where it all went wrong and defends himself in spooky conversations with a sacked cabinet colleague who haunts him from beyond the grave.