Definitions for POWpaʊ

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. prisoner of war, POW(noun)

    a person who surrenders to (or is taken by) the enemy in time of war

Wiktionary

  1. POW(Noun)

    Prisoner of war.

    After his capture he was taken to a camp for POWs.

  2. pow(Noun)

    The sound of a violent impact.

    After his capture he was taken to a camp for POWs.

  3. pow(Noun)

    The sound of an explosion.

  4. pow(Interjection)

    Represents the sound of a violent impact, such as a punch.

  5. pow(Interjection)

    Represents the sound of an explosion.

  6. Origin: Onomatopoeic.

Freebase

  1. Pow!

    Pow! was a weekly British comic published by Odhams Press in 1967 and 1968 from their headquarters at 64 Long Acre, London. Part of their Power Comics imprint, it was printed on newsprint stock, in black-and-white except for its colour front and back covers, and initially comprised 28 pages. Pow! first appeared on 21 January 1967. With its 53rd issue, dated 13 January 1968, it merged with its sister title Wham! to form Pow and Wham. The 86th and final issue appeared on 7 September 1968, after which it merged into Smash!, another of the Power Comics line. It is unrelated to POW! Entertainment, an American media production company.

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Marilyn Hutcheson:

    It was rapid fire, like pow pow pow pow, so quickly. The next thing I knew there were police cars coming from every direction.

  2. Teresa Carter:

    I was sitting in my living room and heard the pow, then I heard the little girl screaming, and then four more shots. It was the worse thing I ever heard in my life.

  3. Marilyn Hutcheson:

    I couldn't even begin to tell you how many, it was rapid-fire, like pow-pow-pow-pow-pow, so quickly. The next thing I knew, there were police cars coming from every direction.

  4. Marilyn Hutcheson:

    I couldn't even begin to tell you how many, it was rapid fire, like pow pow pow pow pow, so quickly. The next thing I knew, there were police cars coming from every direction.

  5. Jeb Bush:

    It is not strong to insult women, it is not a sign of strength when you insult Hispanics. It is not a sign of strength when you say that a POW is a loser because they got caught. (Arizona Sen.) John McCain is a hero.


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