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Cow vs. Wow

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Cownoun

(properly) An adult female of the species Bos taurus that has calved.

Wowinterjection

An indication of excitement, surprise, astonishment, or pleasure.

Cownoun

(formerly inexact but now common) Any member of the species Bos taurus regardless of sex or age, including bulls and calves.

Wowinterjection

An expression of amazement, awe, or admiration.

‘Wow! How do they do that?’;

Cownoun

(uncommon) Beef: the meat of cattle as food.

Wowinterjection

Used sarcastically to express disapproval of something.

‘Wow... I can't believe you would do such a thing.’;

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Cownoun

(uncommon) Any bovines or bovids generally, including yaks, buffalo, etc.

Wowverb

(informal) To amaze or awe.

‘He really wowed the audience.’;

Cownoun

(biology) A female member of other large species of mammal, including the bovines, moose, whales, seals, hippos, rhinos, manatees, and elephants.

Wownoun

(informal) An exceptionally surprising or unbelievable fact.

‘He did? That's a wow!’;

Cownoun

A woman considered unpleasant in some way, particularly one considered nasty, stupid, fat, lazy, or difficult.

Wownoun

(audio) A relatively slow form of flutter (pitch variation) which can affect both gramophone records and tape recorders.

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Cownoun

(mining) A chock: a wedge or brake used to stop a machine or car.

Wownoun

a joke that seems extremely funny

Cowverb

To intimidate; to daunt the spirits or courage of.

‘Con artists are not cowed by the law.’;

Wowverb

impress greatly;

‘The speaker wowed the audience’;

Cownoun

The mature female of bovine animals.

Wowinterjection

expressing astonishment or admiration

‘‘Wow!’ he cried enthusiastically’;

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Cownoun

The female of certain large mammals, as whales, seals, etc.

Wownoun

a sensational success

‘your play's a wow’;

Cownoun

A chimney cap; a cowl

Wownoun

slow pitch fluctuation in sound reproduction, perceptible in long notes.

Cownoun

A wedge, or brake, to check the motion of a machine or car; a chock.

Wowverb

impress and excite (someone) greatly

‘they wowed audiences on their recent British tour’;

Cowverb

To depress with fear; to daunt the spirits or courage of; to overawe.

‘To vanquish a people already cowed.’; ‘THe French king was cowed.’;

Cownoun

female of domestic cattle:

‘`moo-cow' is a child's term’;

Cownoun

mature female of mammals of which the male is called `bull'

Cownoun

a large unpleasant woman

Cowverb

subdue, restrain, or overcome by affecting with a feeling of awe; frighten (as with threats)

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