Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “mow”

mow

verb [T]  /moʊ/ (past tense mowed, past participle mown  /moʊn/ or mowed) us  
to cut grass or grain with a machine or tool with a blade: [T] You can’t mow the grass if it’s wet.
mower
noun [C]  /ˈmoʊ·ər/ us  
The lawn still took a few hours, even with the riding mower.
(Definition of mow from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of mow?
Browse related topics

You are looking at an entry to do with Cutting and stabbing, but you might be interested in these topics from the Cutting and joining topic area:

Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “mow” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

improvisation

a performance that an actor, musician, etc. has not practised or planned

Word of the Day

Blog

Read our blog about how the English language behaves.

Learn More

New Words

Find words and meanings that have just started to be used in English, and let us know what you think of them.

Learn More