He strutted with the air of a prince and a prowler, the pride in his own beauty offset by a knowing humor.
The night prowler is also more exposed to injury and infectious disease.
Treat was called out to investigate a prowler report when he accidently stepped in a hole and injured his back.
prowler in Technology
(Unix) A daemon that is run periodically (typically once a week) to seek out and erase core files, truncate administrative logfiles, nuke "lost+found" directories, and otherwise clean up the cruft that tends to pile up in the corners of a file system. See also GFR, reaper, skulker. (1995-02-14)