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bow-wow Line breaks: bow-wow

Definition of bow-wow in English:

exclamation

Pronunciation: /baʊˈwaʊ/
An imitation of a dog’s bark.
Example sentences
  • The cases we think of as exceptions are ‘onomatopoeic’ words, where the sound seems to imitate what it represents, like bow-wow, or buzz.

noun

Pronunciation: /ˈbaʊwaʊ/
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A child’s word for a dog.
Example sentences
  • He starts off living in a cabin in the forest, with two Alaskan bow-wows, and ends up on a Tahitian island, looking for the son he has spent his whole life avoiding.
  • For every wealthy pet owner burying their beloved bow-wow in a celebrity style graveyard, there is a nation on the other side of the world braising Bowser for Sunday supper.

Words that rhyme with bow-wow

allow, avow, Bilbao, Bissau, bough, bow, brow, cacao, chow, ciao, cow, dhow, Dow, endow, Foochow, Frau, Hangzhou, Hough, how, Howe, kowtow, Lao, Liao, Macao, Macau, miaow, Mindanao, mow, now, ow, Palau, plough (US plow), pow, prow, row, scow, Slough, sough, sow, Tao, thou, vow, wow, Yangshao • powwow

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