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Meaning of POWWOW

Pronunciation:  'paûwaû

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  (informal) a quick private conference
  2. [v]  hold a powwow, talk, conference or meeting
 

POWWOW is a 6 letter word that starts with P.

 

 Synonyms: huddle
 
 See Also: conference, discuss, group discussion, huddler, talk over

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Pow"wow`\, v. i.
1. To use conjuration, with noise and confusion, for the cure
   of disease, etc., as among the North American Indians.

2. Hence: To hold a noisy, disorderly meeting. [Colloq. U.
   S.]



 
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