mews Meaning, Definition & Usage
noun street lined with buildings that were originally private stables but have been remodeled as dwellings
- she lives in a Chelsea mews
noun the sound made by a cat (or any sound resembling this)
meow; miaow; mew; miaou; miaul.
noun the common gull of Eurasia and northeastern North America
mew; mew gull; Larus canus; sea mew.
verb cry like a cat
- the cat meowed
verb utter a high-pitched cry, as of seagulls
Mews noun singular & plural
EtymologyProp. pl. of
An alley where there are stables; a narrow passage; a confined place.Eng.
Mr. Turveydrop's great room... was built out into a mews at the back. Dickens.
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