verb (used without object)
Origin of mew1
Can be confusedmews muse
Definition for mewed (2 of 3)
- (formerly) an area of stables built around a small street.
- a street having small apartments converted from such stables.
verb (used with object)
Origin of mew3
Definition for mewed (3 of 3)
verb (used with or without object)
Origin of mew4
Related formsmew·er, noun
Examples from the Web for mewed
He mewed hideously, and even through my riding-boots I could feel that his flesh was not the flesh of a clean man.Life's Handicap|Rudyard Kipling
They squirmed and mewed and hissed and yelped, and all the time kept growing bigger and bigger.
You tore it—after I'd been mewed up in the old rat-warren for a week, and everything was working just right!The Brightener|C. N. Williamson
Kitty grew very fast; and one morning, after she had got to be a good-sized kitten, she came to Alice, and mewed quite piteously.
But it made no more impression on Captain Bernstein than on the sea-gulls that mewed and swooped around it.Walking Shadows|Alfred Noyes