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wowser

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noun wow·ser \ˈwau̇-zər\

Definition of wowser

chiefly Australian

  1. :  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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