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Woof 4

other word formation type Verb
indicate to stop or that the correct operation occurred
 
When (visually) searching for something as a group, one person saying "woof" would indicate for the search to stop and something was found.
Etymology : Potentially from a metonymic change from a search dog's 'woof' used to indicate that they found something and to stop the search.
Source : "Can you scrub through the video, again? I thought I saw something. Woof!" - Conversation with teacher 08/2014
Last modified: 9 December 2019


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