Meaning of “cower” in the English Dictionary


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cowerverb [ I ]

us /ˈkɑʊ·ər, kɑʊər/

to bend down or move backward with your head down because you are frightened:

The dog cowered in the corner, realizing she’d done something wrong.

(Definition of “cower” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)