yowza

interjection
yow·​za | \ ˈyau̇-zə How to pronounce yowza (audio) , -ˌzä \

Definition of yowza

used to express surprise or amazement Pesto makes you plump with 320 calories and 31 grams of fat (yowza!) in a quarter-cup.— Greg Gutfield

First Known Use of yowza

1932, in the meaning defined above

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“Yowza.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/yowza. Accessed 28 Jun. 2022.

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