meow

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noun me·ow \mē-ˈau̇\
variants: or British

Definition of meow

  1. 1 :  the cry of a cat

  2. 2 :  a spiteful or malicious remark

meow

or British

intransitive verb

Origin and Etymology of meow

imitative


First Known Use: 1582



MEOW Defined for English Language Learners

meow

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noun me·ow \mē-ˈau̇\

Definition of meow for English Language Learners

  • : the crying sound made by a cat


MEOW Defined for Kids

1

meow

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noun me·ow \mē-ˈau̇\

Definition of meow for Students

  1. :  the cry of a cat


2

meow

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verb me·ow

Definition of meow for Students

meowed

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meowing

  1. :  to make the cry of a cat



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