Definitions for WOWwaʊ

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

wowwaʊ(interj.)

  1. (an exclamation of surprise, wonder, pleasure, or the like.)

    Category: Informal

  2. (v.t.)to gain an enthusiastic response from; thrill.

    Category: Informal

  3. (n.)an extraordinary success.

    Category: Informal

  4. excitement, interest, great pleasure, or the like.

    Category: Common Vocabulary, Informal

Origin of wow:

1890–95

wowwaʊ(n.)

  1. a slow wavering of pitch in sound recording or reproducing equipment caused by uneven speed of the turntable or the tape.

    Category: Hi-Fi and Audio

    Ref: Compare flutter (def. 12). 12

Origin of wow:

1930–35; imit.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. belly laugh, sidesplitter, howler, thigh-slapper, scream, wow, riot(verb)

    a joke that seems extremely funny

  2. wow(verb)

    impress greatly

    "The speaker wowed the audience"

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. wow(interjection)ʊ

    indicates you are amazed or impressed

    Wow, have you seen this view?

Freebase

  1. Wow

    Wow is a relatively slow form of flutter which can affect both gramophone records and tape recorders. In the latter, the collective expression wow and flutter is commonly used.

British National Corpus

  1. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'WOW' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2551

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