Meaning of cowpat in English:


Pronunciation /ˈkaʊpat/

Translate cowpat into Spanish


  • A flat round deposit of cow dung.

    ‘Sunday - Stood in a field while my female companion poked cowpats with sticks to look for dung beetles.’
    • ‘If it LOOKS like a cowpat, SMELLS like a cowpat… it ain't a quiche!’
    • ‘There are complaints here among weekenders about cocks crowing in the early morning and cowpats on the road.’
    • ‘He headed out into the clear skies and cowpats of the country for inspiration.’
    • ‘The women built the houses from cowpats while the men looked after the herd.’
    • ‘That's a chequered cloth spread on a grassy meadow, carefully arranged to avoid the cowpats.’
    • ‘In the searing heat of the Mojave desert, cowpats quickly assume the texture and aerodynamics of Frisbees.’
    • ‘Among the dodgy remedies are cowpats to draw boils, liquid paraffin to ease constipation and vinegar for almost everything.’
    • ‘Within two minutes, we were dodging cowpats through the country park.’
    • ‘Still, there were some tricky cowpats to negotiate and weedy children to encourage.’
    • ‘Apart from a lady who put her foot in a cowpat, the July walk was fairly uneventful.’
    • ‘Fortunately, there was no one about to witness the sight of six fully kitted divers slipping and sliding through the cowpats.’
    • ‘They were tricked a few times by pale cowpats, then Fleur found the first mushrooms.’
    • ‘This Government has the perception that all farmers are just a bunch of cow-cockies knee deep in cowpats.’
    • ‘After a while the heat from the cowpat thawed him out and he felt a little better.’
    • ‘‘It looks like a cowpat,’ said the decorous Englishman who ordered it, ‘but it tastes good.’’
    • ‘Because it doesn't stink as much after a time does not make it less a cowpat.’
    • ‘Cattle provide an ideal method of transporting the plant because a single cowpat can hold 150 or more seeds.’
    • ‘The road took a brief eastward swing inland, through flat dairy-farming country and the smell of sundried cowpats.’
    • ‘We walked through his school, past women making those cowpat cakes for the fires.’