To growl, as an angry or surly dog; to gnarl; to utter grumbling sounds.
To speak crossly; to talk in rude, surly terms.
The act of snarling; a growl; a surly or peevish expression; an angry contention.
a vicious angry growl
an angry vicious expression
utter in an angry, sharp, or abrupt tone; "The sales clerky snapped a reply at the angry customer"; "The guard snarled at us"