Student or Learner
1-What does .... mean?
2-What's the meaning of ....?
I know both are correct to ask about word's meanings
but which one is more popular 1 or 2?
1-What does snake mean?
2-What's the meaning of snake?
1-What does pig mean?
2-What's the meaning of pig?
And Is there any difference?
I have a small suspicion that 2 may be more common in BrE, but except for emsr2d2 our British colleagues all seem to be on vacation. I hope they are enjoying a summer of exceptionally fine weather.
We have a set phrase or exclamation "What is the meaning of this?" which is uttered (usually shouted) when someone comes upon a situation which angers them in some way. It's very difficult to describe a situation where it would work but it's the only time that I would use "What is the meaning of ...?" naturally.
If I were to start with "What is the ..." I would almost certainly follow it with "definition" and "of the word".
What does "robotic" mean?
What is the definition of the word "robotic"?
Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.
Please be aware that I'm neither a native English speaker nor a teacher.