Meow meaning

mē-ou
The cry of a cat.
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(informal) A malicious, spiteful comment.
noun
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To make the crying sound of a cat.
verb
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The characteristic vocal sound made by a cat.
noun
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To make such a sound.
verb
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The cry of a cat.
interjection
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Said in reply to a spiteful or catty comment.
interjection
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The cry of a cat.
noun
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(intransitive) Of a cat, to make its cry.
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Alternative Forms

Alternative Form of meow - meou

Origin of meow

  • Imitative

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Onomatopoeic, simplified spelling of miaow.

    From Wiktionary