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woof

noun [C] uk   /wʊf/ us  
used in writing to represent the noise that a dog makes, used especially in children's books: "Miaow, miaow," went the cat. "Woof, woof," went the dog.
woof
verb [I] uk   us  
Translations of “woof”
in Spanish ladrar…
in Chinese (Traditional) (尤用於兒童書中)狗的叫聲,汪汪叫聲…
in Russian гавканье…
in Turkish hav hav' sesi, havlama sesi…
in Chinese (Simplified) (尤用于儿童书中)狗的叫声,汪汪叫声…
in Polish szczeknięcie…
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