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  • n. Plural form of miaow.
  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of miaow.


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  • He miaows in a harsh voice and a great deal more than he need [s].

    Archive 2009-06-01

  • Having a break I heard the cat come in through the bedroom window (it was the last warm day of the year and I was taking advantage of it) accompanied by some muffled miaows.

    Pickle the Hunter

  • 'Don't they know we recognise each other by our miaows?' she says.

    Shakespeare and the Cat

  • He miaows in a harsh voice and a great deal more than he needs.

    From the laws of the cats

  • Can you hear all the woofs over at Sweetnicks and miaows at Eat Stuff?

    Archive 2005-10-01

  • This morning he met me outside my bedroom door when I opened it, and he said a very long sentence in high pitched miaows!

    sheepdip Diary Entry

  • He doesn't seem okay unfortunately, he is acting unwell and making tiny little miaows and his eyes are all huge and scaredy-looking.

    sheepdip Diary Entry

  • I renewed my acquaintance with the inimitable cat which arches its back, elevates its tail and miaows on the bench outside, its ginger-colored coat relieved against the cool blue-grays of the stone wall.

    The American Architect and Building News, Vol. 27, Jan-Mar, 1890

  • They give little surprised miaows and questioning glances.

    The Mason-Bees

  • But what with the underwater distortions, and the recycled field recordings, wailings and miaows all meticulously arranged, what emerges from this dream-turned-record is the claptrap sound of a zombie masquerade.

    The Line Of Best Fit


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