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bowwow

[bou-wou, -wou] /ˈbaʊˌwaʊ, -ˈwaʊ/
noun
1.
the bark of a dog.
2.
an imitation of this.
3.
Chiefly Baby Talk. a dog.
Origin of bowwow
1570-1580
1570-80; rhyming compound; imitative
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  • Ive heard of the bowwow theory and the dingdong theory, said Thwaite, his hands busy with the machine.

    The Record of Currupira Robert Abernathy
Slang definitions & phrases for bowwow

bowwow

noun

  1. A dog (1890s+)
  2. An unattractive or obnoxious young woman; dog (1970s+)
  3. A frankfurter (1900+)
The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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