[kou-er] /ˈkaʊ ər/
verb (used without object)
to crouch, as in fear or shame.
(intransitive) to crouch or cringe, as in fear
c.1300, probably from Middle Low German *kuren “lie in wait” (Modern German kauern), or similar Scandinavian words meaning “to squat” and “to doze” (e.g. Old Norse kura, Danish, Norwegian kure, Swedish kura). Thus unrelated to coward. Related: Cowered; cowering.
[kouz] /kaʊz/ noun 1. a seaport on the Isle of Wight, in S England: resort. /kaʊz/ noun 1. a town in S England, on the Isle of Wight: famous for its annual regatta. Pop: 19 110 (2001)
/ˌkaʊfɪˈtɪərɪə/ noun 1. (NZ, informal) a calf feeder with multiple teats
[kou-fish] /ˈkaʊˌfɪʃ/ noun, plural (especially collectively) cowfish (especially referring to two or more kinds or species) cowfishes. 1. any of several marine having hornlike projections over the eyes, especially a trunkfish, Lactophrys guadricornus, found in the warm waters of the Atlantic Ocean. 2. a sirenian, as the manatee. 3. any of various small cetaceans, as […]
noun, Slang. 1. cow dung.