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mee-maw

To exaggerate the movements of one's face, mouth, and lips while speaking so as to be understood from a distance or in the midst of a loud noise. Primarily heard in UK. I was trying to mee-maw at Jim from across the room to turn down the music, but he didn't get what I was trying to say. We've all started mee-mawing during work because the noise from the machinery makes it too loud to speak normally.

maw

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tv. & in. to kiss and pet; to smooch. (Probably from maul.) Come on, don’t maw me. You’ve been watching too many movies—or two few. Let’s go out somewhere and maw.
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Lu Maw even informs his audience that a friend is standing watch outside, ready to whistle in case government troops arrive to shut him down and a rear exit door stands open.
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