Definition of caw verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

caw

 verb
verb
BrE BrE//kɔː//
 
; NAmE NAmE//kɔː//
 
[intransitive]Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they caw
BrE BrE//kɔː//
 
; NAmE NAmE//kɔː//
 
he / she / it caws
BrE BrE//kɔːz//
 
; NAmE NAmE//kɔːz//
 
past simple cawed
BrE BrE//kɔːd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//kɔːd//
 
past participle cawed
BrE BrE//kɔːd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//kɔːd//
 
-ing form cawing
BrE BrE//ˈkɔːɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈkɔːɪŋ//
 
 
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to make the loud, unpleasant sound that is made by birds such as crows and rooks We heard crows cawing loudly in the distance. More Like This Animal sounds baa, caw, coo, meow, moo, neigh, oink, quack, tu-whit, tu- whoo, tweet, woofSee worksheet.

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