Woof definition

wo͝of, wo͝of
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The threads that run crosswise in a woven fabric, at right angles to the warp threads; weft.
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The texture of a fabric.
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(humorous) Expression of strong physical attraction for someone.
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The sound a dog makes when barking.
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A gruff barking sound of or like that of a dog.
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To make a woofing sound.
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(marketing) Well Off Older Folks.
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(agriculture) Work on organic farm.
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The set of yarns placed crosswise in a loom, interlaced with the warp, carried by the shuttle.
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A fabric; the texture of a fabric.

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The characteristically deep, gruff bark of a dog.
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A sound similar to a woof.
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To make this sound.
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To make such a sound.
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Alternative Forms

Alternative Form of woof - wough, wowf, whoof

Origin of woof

  • Alteration (influenced by warp) of Middle English oof from Old English ōwef ō-, on on on wefan to weave webh- in Indo-European roots

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

  • Imitative

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

  • From Middle English oof, owf, from Old English ōwef, āwef, from ō- (“on") + wef (“web"), from wefan (“to weave"), from Proto-Germanic *webanan (to weave), from Proto-Indo-European *webh-/*wobh- (to weave, to lace together).

    From Wiktionary

  • From Wiktionary