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Meaning of "miaow" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF MIAOW

miaow  [mɪˈaʊ] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF MIAOW

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Miaow is a verb.
The verb is the part of the sentence that is conjugated and expresses action and state of being.

See the conjugation of the verb miaow in English.

WHAT DOES MIAOW MEAN IN ENGLISH?

miaow

Cat communication

Cat communication is the transfer of information by one or more cats that has an effect on the current or future behaviour of another animal, including humans. Cats use a range of communication modalities including visual, auditory, tactile, chemical and gustatory. The communication modalities used by domestic cats have been affected by domestication.

CONJUGATION OF THE VERB TO MIAOW

PRESENT

Present
I miaow
you miaow
he/she/it miaows
we miaow
you miaow
they miaow
Present continuous
I am miaowing
you are miaowing
he/she/it is miaowing
we are miaowing
you are miaowing
they are miaowing
Present perfect
I have miaowed
you have miaowed
he/she/it has miaowed
we have miaowed
you have miaowed
they have miaowed
Present perfect continuous
I have been miaowing
you have been miaowing
he/she/it has been miaowing
we have been miaowing
you have been miaowing
they have been miaowing
Present tense is used to refer to circumstances that exist at the present time or over a period that includes the present time. The present perfect refers to past events, although it can be considered to denote primarily the resulting present situation rather than the events themselves.

PAST

Past
I miaowed
you miaowed
he/she/it miaowed
we miaowed
you miaowed
they miaowed
Past continuous
I was miaowing
you were miaowing
he/she/it was miaowing
we were miaowing
you were miaowing
they were miaowing
Past perfect
I had miaowed
you had miaowed
he/she/it had miaowed
we had miaowed
you had miaowed
they had miaowed
Past perfect continuous
I had been miaowing
you had been miaowing
he/she/it had been miaowing
we had been miaowing
you had been miaowing
they had been miaowing
Past tense forms express circumstances existing at some time in the past,

FUTURE

Future
I will miaow
you will miaow
he/she/it will miaow
we will miaow
you will miaow
they will miaow
Future continuous
I will be miaowing
you will be miaowing
he/she/it will be miaowing
we will be miaowing
you will be miaowing
they will be miaowing
Future perfect
I will have miaowed
you will have miaowed
he/she/it will have miaowed
we will have miaowed
you will have miaowed
they will have miaowed
Future perfect continuous
I will have been miaowing
you will have been miaowing
he/she/it will have been miaowing
we will have been miaowing
you will have been miaowing
they will have been miaowing
The future is used to express circumstances that will occur at a later time.

CONDITIONAL

Conditional
I would miaow
you would miaow
he/she/it would miaow
we would miaow
you would miaow
they would miaow
Conditional continuous
I would be miaowing
you would be miaowing
he/she/it would be miaowing
we would be miaowing
you would be miaowing
they would be miaowing
Conditional perfect
I would have miaow
you would have miaow
he/she/it would have miaow
we would have miaow
you would have miaow
they would have miaow
Conditional perfect continuous
I would have been miaowing
you would have been miaowing
he/she/it would have been miaowing
we would have been miaowing
you would have been miaowing
they would have been miaowing
Conditional or "future-in-the-past" tense refers to hypothetical or possible actions.

IMPERATIVE

Imperative
you miaow
we let´s miaow
you miaow
The imperative is used to form commands or requests.
NONFINITE VERB FORMS
Infinitive
to miaow
Past participle
miaowed
Present Participle
miaowing
Infinitive shows the action beyond temporal perspective. The present participle or gerund shows the action during the session. The past participle shows the action after completion.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH MIAOW


luau
luːˈaʊ
miaou
mɪˈaʊ

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE MIAOW

mi.
MI5
MI6
MIA
mia mia
Miami
Miami Beach
Miandad
miaou
miarolitic
miasma
miasmal
miasmata
miasmatic
miasmatical
miasmatous
miasmic
miasmically
miasmous
miaul

WORDS THAT END LIKE MIAOW

allow
arrow
below
blow
bow
cash flow
don´t know
fellow
flow
follow
grow
hollow
how
in a row
know
know-how
low
narrow
now
out of the window

Synonyms and antonyms of miaow in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «miaow» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF MIAOW

Find out the translation of miaow to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of miaow from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «miaow» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

miaow
570 millions of speakers

English

miaow
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

miaow
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

المواء
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

мяукать
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

miaow
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

মিউ-মিউ
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

miaow
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Miaow
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

miauen
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

miaow
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

야옹
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Miaow
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

mèo kêu
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

miaow
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

मियाओ
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

miyavlamak
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

miagolare
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

miaow
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

нявкати
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

mieuna
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

miaow
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

gemiauw
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

Miaow
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

miaow
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of miaow

TRENDS

TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «MIAOW»

The term «miaow» is quite widely used and occupies the 51.655 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «MIAOW» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «miaow» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «miaow» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about miaow

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «MIAOW»

Discover the use of miaow in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to miaow and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Miaow Miaow Bow Wow
Dizzy the dog loves to sing, but the mean old Alley Cats won't let him join their chorus. But what do cats know about singing anyway? It's time to show them just what the dogs can do!
Francesca Simon, 2012
2
Miaow
Kipper is a multimillion BAFTA award-winning character and a household name. These new storyboards are perfect Kipper stories to keep every toddler entertained.
Mick Inkpen, 2007
3
A Critical Ethnography of 'Westerners' Teaching English in ...
[Students murmur in recognition] So I heard [imitates cat] 'miaow, miaow, miaow' [ students laugh]. And I was thinking, 'ah, cat'. So I was going [crouches down, rubs fingertips together as ifto attract a cat] 'miaow, miaow miaow, miaow', like that, ...
Phiona Stanley, 2013
4
Miaow!: A Lift the Cat-flap Book
From the team who created Monkey Do! comes this lift-the-cat-flap rhyming story - each time Clara hears a noise at the back door, she thinks it's her cat but discovers all sorts of visitors instead!
Allan Ahlberg, 2003
5
Miaow!: The Cat Joke Book
THE FAT CAT JOKE BOOK contains all the cat crack-ups and feline funnies you can think of and many more! Here's a taster: What do you get if you cross a tabby with a kangeroo? A striped Jumper!
Gyles Brandreth, Susan Abbott, 1993
6
Doctor Miaow's Big Emergency
There's an emergency phone-call at Kiss-it-Better Hospital.
Sam Lloyd, 2007
7
The Welfare of Cats
... may be actively exploring, trying to escape alert, may be actively trying to escape VocliEtion none none miaow or quiet miaow. plaintive miaow or quiet plaintive miaow. yowling. growling or quiet Whiskers lateral (normal) lateral or forward ...
Irene Rochlitz, 2005
8
The Queen of Patpong: A Poke Rafferty Thriller
The Queen of Patpong is a terrifying, heart-breaking, electrifying story of peril, love, and, ultimately, redemption in modern-day Thailand—and the most ambitious, affecting novel yet from thriller master Timothy Hallinan.
Timothy Hallinan, 2010
9
Where is Tommycat?: Anna, Paul & Tommycat
Anna, Paul & Tommycat Nicole Girard, Pol Danheux. "Corne here, Tommycat. You come here right away." "Miaow, miaow, miaow!" Oh, oh! We have lift-off! There he goes! Tommycat is.
Nicole Girard, Pol Danheux, 1988
10
A Nail Through the Heart
Beautifully crafted, relentlessly paced, A Nail Through the Heart is an exciting and enticing read that will leave readers hungry for more from the gifted Timothy Hallinan.
Timothy Hallinan, 2009

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «MIAOW»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term miaow is used in the context of the following news items.
1
The new Francophone Scrabble world champion doesn't speak …
Miauler Verb, intransitive, meaning “to miaow”). Anatrope Adjective meaning anatropous – or an oval vegetable turned inside out. Enouât: third ... «The Independent, Jul 15»
2
SPCA: Social media 'invaluable' for animal adoption
Auckland animal rescue group Lonely Miaow says outlets such as Twitter and Facebook are "definitely" boosting adoptions. Ad. #cemeterycat ... «3News NZ, Jul 15»
3
Cat cafe deadline fast approaching
The pair has also teamed up with Purina and Lonely Miaow, a non-profit organisation which rescues stray and abandoned cats. Ad Feedback. «Auckland stuff.co.nz, Jul 15»
4
Get ready for the novelty: The best new beauty products of the season
I can't quite believe the autumn collections are starting to land already, but my favourite so far is from Paul & Joe. Its miaow-gnificent (sorry!) ... «Express.co.uk, Jul 15»
5
Ryan Adams Helps Find a New Home for an Abandoned Cat in New …
The Lonely Miaow Association, a non-profit dedicated to rescuing ... Since then, the Lonely Miaow's Givealittle fundraising page has received a ... «Diffuser.fm, Jul 15»
6
Cemetery Cat's rescue prompts flow of donations
Donations are 'pawing' in to Lonely Miaow, the rescue group that recovered Wednesday from Symonds St Cemetery following US musician ... «3News NZ, Jul 15»
7
Cemetery Cat finally captured
He returned to the cemetery last night with a team from cat rescue group Lonely Miaow, members of Adam's tour crew, a humane trap and ... «3News NZ, Jul 15»
8
Maria Sharapova and Serena Williams have a rivalry built on …
... personal, maybe she should talk about her relationship and her boyfriend that was married and is getting a divorce and has kids.” Miaow. «Telegraph.co.uk, Jul 15»
9
The Waugh Zone July 9, 2015
Miaow. I wonder if after all the clothes-stealing by Osborne yesterday that the leadership contenders will think, as Ed Miliband clearly does, that ... «Huffington Post UK, Jul 15»
10
Don't Joke About Cheating With Cheryl Fernandez-Versini
Miaow. Do NOT mess with Mrs FV. Last week, Cheryl unveiled her first X Factor look of 2015. And it was a goodun. The judge arrived for the ... «LOOK, Jul 15»

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