noun wow·ser \ˈwa-zər\

Definition of WOWSER

chiefly Australian
:  an obtrusively puritanical person

Examples of WOWSER

  1. <wowsers would be well-advised to avoid Sydney's annual Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras>

Origin of WOWSER

origin unknown
First Known Use: 1899

Rhymes with WOWSER


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