yowza

interjection

yow·​za ˈyau̇-zə How to pronounce yowza (audio)
-ˌzä
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

Word History

First Known Use

1932, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of yowza was in 1932

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Cite this Entry

“Yowza.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/yowza. Accessed 22 Feb. 2024.

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