the bark of a dog.
an imitation of this.
Chiefly Baby Talk. a dog.
puppy, pup, beagle, cur, stray, tyke, bitch, mutt, hound, mongrel, doggy, pooch, frank, dog, wiener, link, weenie, canine, afghan, pointer
Origin of bowwow
First recorded in 1570–80; rhyming compound; imitative
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Ive heard of the bowwow theory and the dingdong theory, said Thwaite, his hands busy with the machine.The Record of Currupira