meow

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English[edit]

A pleading cat.

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Etymology[edit]

Onomatopoeic, simplified spelling of miaow.

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meow

  1. The cry of a cat.
  2. Said in reply to a spiteful or catty comment.

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meow (plural meows)

  1. The cry of a cat.

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Verb[edit]

meow (third-person singular simple present meows, present participle meowing, simple past and past participle meowed)

  1. (intransitive) Of a cat, to make its cry.

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