What does wow mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. belly laugh, sidesplitter, howler, thigh-slapper, scream, wow, riotverb

    a joke that seems extremely funny

  2. wowverb

    impress greatly

    "The speaker wowed the audience"


  1. Wow

    Wow (occasionally stylized as "WOW") is a song by American musician Beck. It is the second single from his thirteenth overall studio album Colors. Billboard ranked "Wow" at number 60 on their Billboard's 100 Best Pop Songs of 2016" list.


  1. wow

    Wow is an exclamation typically used to express surprise, admiration, excitement, or disbelief. It can be used in different contexts. Wow is also used conversationally to engage, react, or appreciate something amazing or unexpected.


  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.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Wow

    wow, v.i. (Spens.) to woo.

  2. Wow

    wow, interj. an exclamation of wonder.

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  1. WOW

    What does WOW stand for? -- Explore the various meanings for the WOW acronym on the Abbreviations.com website.

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  1. Written Corpus Frequency

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

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of wow in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of wow in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of wow in a Sentence

  1. Zimme26:

    Wow. I just felt my heart drop.I think it might be fractured

  2. Melania Trump:

    You were very busy, wow. Wow. I always knew I liked Judge Scalia.

  3. The Dutchess '' singer:

    Having success every level of the way, each time it felt like another smile inside of The Dutchess '' singer, and another kind of exhale, like,' wow, I can retire my mom,' and' wow, I can build my dad a house.' Just different things that I can help out with and with the family.

  4. Hillary Clinton:

    Wow. What a great idea. Nobody has ever suggested that to me. Wow, he may have a few other things to do.

  5. Ricky Jackson:

    Wow, I didn't know that, wow, wow, wow, that's fantastic, man. I don't even know what to say. This is going to mean so much.

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