Meaning of cow


Pronunciation: (kou), [key]
— pl. cows, kine.
  1. the mature female of a bovine animal, esp. of the genus Bos.
  2. the female of various other large animals, as the elephant or whale.
  3. a domestic bovine of either sex and any age.
  4. . a large, obese, and slovenly woman.
  5. a woman who has a large number of children or is frequently pregnant.
  6. for a long time; forever: You can keep arguing till the cows come home, but I won't change my mind.


Pronunciation: (kou), [key]
— v.t.
  1. to frighten with threats, violence, etc.; intimidate; overawe.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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  • cow (Thesaurus)