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bow-wownoun [C]

uk   us   /ˈbaʊ.waʊ/ child's word
a dog


uk   us   /ˌbaʊˈwaʊ/ child's word
the sound that a dog makes: A cow goes "moo" and a dog goes "bow-wow".
Translations of “bow-wow”
in Chinese (Traditional) 狗, 狗叫聲,汪汪的叫聲…
in Chinese (Simplified) 狗, 狗叫声,汪汪的叫声…
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