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woof

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noun \ˈwu̇f, ˈwüf\

Definition of woof

  1. 1 a :  weft 1a b :  woven fabric; also :  the texture of such a fabric

  2. 2 :  a basic or essential element or material



Origin of woof

alteration of Middle English oof, from Old English ōwef, from ō- (from on) + wefan to weave — more at weave


First Known Use: before 12th century

Rhymes with woof


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woof

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verb \ˈwu̇f\

Definition of woof

  1. intransitive verb
  2. 1 :  to make the low gruff sound typically produced by a dog

  3. 2 :  to express oneself in a usually stylized boastful or aggressive manner



Origin of woof

imitative


First Known Use: 1804


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woof

noun

Definition of woof

  1. 1 :  a low gruff sound typically produced by a dog

  2. 2 :  a low note emitted by sound reproducing equipment



1839

First Known Use of woof

1839


WOOF Defined for Kids

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woof

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noun \ˈwu̇f\

Definition of woof for Students

  1. :  a deep harsh sound made by a dog




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woof

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verb

Definition of woof for Students

woofedwoofing

  1. :  to make the deep harsh sound of a dog




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woof

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noun \ˈwu̇f, ˈwüf\

Definition of woof for Students

  1. 1 :  the threads that cross the warp in weaving a fabric

  2. 2 :  a woven fabric or its texture




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