a woman, especially one who is considered physically unattractive.
Growler in British English
(ˈɡraʊlə ) noun. a person, animal, or thing that growls. British slang, obsolete. a four-wheel hansom cab.
Female growlers defy traditional femininity through their performances while forging new forms of masculinity and femininity.
In Yorkshire slang, a pork pie is sometimes referred to as a “growler,” a term likely derived from earlier Navy and Army slang “NAAFI growler.” An annual pork pie competition is held in April at The Old Bridge Inn, Ripponden, Yorkshire.
We hereby request that growlers be referred to as beer mugs in our Irish site.
In the late 1800s, fresh beer was carried home from the local pub in a small galvanized bucket. The term “growler” is rumored to have originated when the beer sloshed around the bucket; it made a rumbling sound as the CO2 escaped through the lid.
The techniques typically involve using the diaphragm and air pressure on the throat to shape the sound, similar to overtone singing shapes. When someone tries to squeeze their throat, the tone becomes less intense (usually used for higher pitched growls/screams to reduce tension on chords). Some singers (e.g.