Help support Wordnik by adopting your favorite word!

Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • intransitive v. To emit the deep, bellowing sound made by a cow; low.
  • n. The lowing of a cow or a similar sound.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The characteristic sound made by a cow or bull.
  • n. A foolish woman.
  • v. Of a cow or bull, to make its characteristic lowing sound.
  • interj. The characteristic sound made by a cow or bull.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. See Mo.
  • n. The lowing of a cow.
  • intransitive v. To make the noise of a cow; to low; -- a child's word.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To utter the characteristic cry of a cow; low.
  • To make a noise like lowing.
  • An obsolete form of mo.
  • n. The low of a cow; the act of lowing.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • v. make a low noise, characteristic of bovines
  • n. the sound made by a cow or bull

Etymologies

Imitative.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)

Examples

  • Well, as I discovered with the first bite, a moo is nothing more than a giant radish.

    Long Island Bounty: October 20 Edition

  • "In the Name of the King" - deesh fakkin moo-vee sawks sheet!

    NEW POSTER ROUNDUP

  • The nickname moo was allotted to me by a previous boyfriend of my mothers who liked alliteration.

    the-moo Diary Entry

  • E bontsha ka moo tulo tse lokelang ho patala "Rateable Properties" di lokelwang ho kolokiswa ho "Roll" (Listed on the Roll) le dintlha tse amanang le ditulo tseo le beng ba tsona.

    SPEECH BY MR S MSHUDULU, ANC MP DURING THE PROPERTY RATES BILL DEBATE

  • Alaila, o ka pule ka oukou i ke Akua ia Lanipipili, nana ae oukou i ka ohu a i hina i kai nei, ua lanakila ka moo; aka hoi, i pii ka ohu i luna a hina i luna o ke kuahiwi, alaila, ua hee ka moo; o ko kakou lanakila no hoi ia.

    The Hawaiian Romance Of Laieikawai

  • Ia manawa, hanu ae la ka moo ka hookalakupua hoi o Paliuli, a ike aku la ia Kalahumoku i ke aiwaiwa o Tahiti, ia manawa, wehe ae la ua moo nei i kona a luna e hoouka no ke kaua me Kalahumoku.

    The Hawaiian Romance Of Laieikawai

  • Aiwohikupua ia Ulili laua me Akikeehiale, i mau elele na laua e hai mai ka hana a ka moo me ka Ilio.

    The Hawaiian Romance Of Laieikawai

  • Manao iho la ka moo he luku keia, aia nae e oniu ana o Kaeloikamalama i ka laau palau i ka welau o kona lima.

    The Hawaiian Romance Of Laieikawai

  • A lohe aku la lakou ia Ulili ma i keia kaua a ka moo me ka ilio, a he mea mau nae ia Aiwohikupua ma ka nana ia uka.

    The Hawaiian Romance Of Laieikawai

  • E bontsha ka moo "Supplementary Valuation Roll" e etsoang ka teng. e.g. ka morao ha "Valuation Roll" e entsoe, ho etsahale hore hobe le ditulo tse neng di sa kenyelletswa ka phoso, kapa tse qalang ho kenyelletswa, kapa tse neng di sa kengwa ka molao, ho hlokahala hore di kenyelletswe, kapa tseo ho hlokahalang hore di yelletswe ka morao ha diqeto tsa Minister, di lokela ho hlahela ho "Supplementary Valuation Roll" e updatang "Original Valuation Roll"

    SPEECH BY MR S MSHUDULU, ANC MP DURING THE PROPERTY RATES BILL DEBATE

Comments

Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.