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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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A kind of European gull. Also: A word imitating the sound of a cat.

Usage examples (35)
  • The cat will mew, and dog will have his day.
  • The seagull is also known as the mew, likewise an imitative name.
  • The cat goes around meekly, crying "mew," while the rest dance around her.
  • As a rule, the gelded cat does not "mew" to make known his wants, but employs his voice for conversational purposes. for more
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