The singer Tom Jones growled hits like “Delilah” with shirts sweatily slashed to the navel.
He turned his head to look up at me and growled, “Get the hell out of here.”
“The Likud is not a political garbage can,” Likud MK Danny Danon growled.
1660s, from Middle English grollen "to rumble, growl" (early 15c.), from Old French grouler "to rumble," said to be from Frankish; probably ultimately of imitative origin. Related: Growled; growling. The noun is 1727, from the verb.
To complain; mutter angrily (1707+)