Yowl vs Meow - What's the difference?

yowl | meow |


In lang=en terms the difference between yowl and meow

is that yowl is express by yowling; utter with a yowl while meow is of a cat, to make its cry.

As nouns the difference between yowl and meow

is that yowl is a prolonged, loud cry, like the sound of an animal; a wail; a howl while meow is the cry of a cat.

As verbs the difference between yowl and meow

is that yowl is utter a yowl while meow is of a cat, to make its cry.

As an interjection meow is

the cry of a cat.

yowl

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • A prolonged, loud cry, like the sound of an animal; a wail; a howl.
  • Verb

    (en verb)
  • Utter a yowl.
  • Express by yowling; utter with a yowl.
  • Derived terms

    *yowler

    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