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English definition of “bow-wow”

bow-wow

noun [C] uk   /ˈbaʊ.waʊ/ child's word us  
a dogAnimal (non-human) soundsCanines (dogs)

bow-wow

exclamation uk   /ˌbaʊˈwaʊ/ child's word us  
the sound that a dog makes: A cow goes "moo" and a dog goes "bow-wow".
(Definition of bow-wow from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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