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moo

[moo] /mu/
verb (used without object), mooed, mooing.
1.
to utter the characteristic deep sound of a cow; low.
noun, plural moos.
2.
a mooing sound.
Origin of moo
1540-1550
First recorded in 1540-50; imitative
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moo

/muː/
verb
1.
(intransitive) (of a cow, bull, etc) to make a characteristic deep long sound; low
interjection
2.
an instance or imitation of this sound
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Word Origin and History for moo
v.

"to make the characteristic sound of a cow," 1540s, of imitative origin. Related: Mooed; mooing. The noun is from 1789. Baby-talk moo-cow (n.) attested from 1812.

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Slang definitions & phrases for moo

moo 1

noun

  1. Beefsteak: slab of moo (1916+)
  2. Milk (1940s+)

moo 2

noun

moola (1945+)

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