Meow vs Gobble - What's the difference?

meow | gobble |


As nouns the difference between meow and gobble

is that meow is the cry of a cat while gobble is the sound of a turkey.

As verbs the difference between meow and gobble

is that meow is of a cat, to make its cry while gobble is to make the sound of a turkey.

As an interjection meow

is the cry of a cat.

meow

English

Alternative forms

* meu * mew * miaow, miaou (UK)

Interjection

(en interjection)
  • The cry of a cat.
  • Said in reply to a spiteful or catty comment.
  • Said to denote seductiveness, mimicking a growl.
  • Synonyms

    * nyao

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • The cry of a cat.
  • Derived terms

    * cat’s meow * meowy

    Verb

    (en verb)
  • Of a cat, to make its cry.
  • Synonyms

    * mew

    gobble

    English

    Verb

    (gobbl)
  • To make the sound of a turkey.
  • * Goldsmith
  • He gobbles out a note of self-approbation.
  • To eat hastily or greedily; to scoff. Often used with up
  • He gobbled four hot dogs in three minutes.
  • * Jonathan Swift
  • supper gobbled up in haste

    Synonyms

    * (eat quickly or greedily) (l), (l), (l)

    Derived terms

    * gobbler * gobble off * gobbly

    See also

    * cluck * gobbledegook

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • The sound of a turkey.
  • (Scotland, slang, vulgar) fellatio; blowjob
  • * 2009 , Mandasue Heller, The Charmer
  • Nowadays, he was lucky if his mam's auld drinking cronies gave him a gobble .