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wow

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interjection \ˈwau̇\

Simple Definition of wow

  • —used to show that you are very surprised or pleased

Full Definition of wow

  1. —used to express strong feeling (as pleasure or surprise)

1513

First Known Use of wow

1513

Rhymes with wow


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wow

noun

Definition of wow

  1. :  a striking success :  hit



1920

First Known Use of wow

1920


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wow

verb

Simple Definition of wow

  • : to impress or excite (someone) very much

Full Definition of wow

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to excite to enthusiastic admiration or approval <a performance that wowed the critics>

Examples of wow

  1. Her performance wowed the critics.



1924

First Known Use of wow

1924


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wow

noun

Definition of wow

  1. :  a distortion in reproduced sound consisting of a slow rise and fall of pitch caused by speed variation in the reproducing system



Origin of wow

imitative


First Known Use: 1932

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