1

wow

play
interjection \ˈwau̇\

Definition of wow

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

First Known Use of wow

1513


2

wow

noun

Definition of wow

  1. :  a striking success :  hit

First Known Use of wow

1920


3

wow

verb

Definition of wow

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

Examples of wow in a Sentence

  1. Her performance wowed the critics.

First Known Use of wow

1924


4

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 and Etymology of wow

imitative

Other Audio Recording Terms


WOW Defined for English Language Learners

wow

play
interjection

Definition of wow for English Language Learners

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

wow

verb

Definition of wow for English Language Learners

  • : to impress or excite (someone) very much



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