There are 2 definitions of woof in English:

woof1

Syllabification: woof
Pronunciation: /wo͝of
 
 
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noun

  • The barking sound made by a dog.
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    • There are many barks in the distance - yips vs woofs, neither of which is Jasper's.
    • The animal's footfalls seemed to echo in the woofs as the boy continued to listen intently.
    • Today, I got in a great workout, some brunch, some used clothes shopping, and a few whistles and woofs from the locals.
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  • 1(Of a dog) bark: the dog started to woof
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    • I understand that when dogs woof, they may be saying one of several things.
    • The dog woofed and waived his tail, staring imploringly at his master.
    • Other dogs sit tethered to benches, and occasionally woof at competing mutts, but Jasper whines and barks the entire time.
  • 1.1US black slang Say something in an ostentatious or aggressive manner but with no intention to act: King start woofing to keep folks off our case. Just woofing. Just talk
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    • Jackson also is extremely loyal to his players, including Kobe - who has publicly defied his coach and even woofed at him when his selfishness was questioned during a timeout recently.

Origin

early 19th century: imitative.

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There are 2 definitions of woof in English:

woof2

Syllabification: woof
Pronunciation: /
 
 
wo͝of/

noun

  • another term for weft1.
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    • The figure is formed, as in damask, by the warp overlapping several threads of the woof.
    • It is altogether possible that we may see far-reaching changes in the basic structure of our Government, in the woof of our political thinking.
    • Understanding that, like everything before us, we will rot our way back into the woof and warp of the planet.

Origin

Old English ōwef, a compound from the base of weave1; Middle English oof later became woof by association with warp in the phrase warp and woof.

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