- the bark of a dog.
- an imitation of this.
- Chiefly Baby Talk. a dog.
Origin of bowwow
First recorded in 1570–80; rhyming compound; imitative
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Related Words for bowwowspuppy, pup, beagle, cur, stray, tyke, bitch, mutt, hound, mongrel, doggy, pooch, frank, dog, wiener, link, weenie, canine, afghan, pointer
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Historical Examples of bowwows
If I don't, most of them will go to the bowwows, financially.A Captain in the Ranks
George Cary Eggleston
They ought to be looking lovely in there with their tongues hanging out like a lot of bowwows sitting round on their behinds.