Main definitions of mee-mawing in English

: mee-mawing1mee-mawing2

mee-mawing1

(also mimo-ing)

Pronunciation /ˈmiːmɔːɪŋ/

noun

dialect British
  • The action of mee-maw ; specifically the action of making exaggerated movements with the lips when speaking, especially in order to be understood above a loud noise; gesticulation.

Origin

1970s; earliest use found in Peter Wright (b. 1923). From mee-maw + -ing.

Main definitions of mee-mawing in English

: mee-mawing1mee-mawing2

mee-mawing2

(also meemawing, mee-moying)

Pronunciation /ˈmiːmɔːɪŋ/

adjective

dialect British
  • Affected, mincing.

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in Edwin Waugh (1817–1890), poet. From mee-maw + -ing.