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Word Net

wow n : a joke that seems extremely funny [syn: belly laugh, sidesplitter, howler, thigh-slapper, scream, riot] v : impress greatly; "The speaker wowed the audience"

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Acronyms

WOW Windows On Windows

English

Pronunciation

  • , /waʊ/, /waU/
  • Rhymes: -aʊ

Interjection

wow!
  1. An indication of excitement or surprise.
    Wow! I never expected this!
  2. An expression of amazement or awe.
    Wow! How do they do that?

Translations

excitement
amazement
Cyrillic: вау
Roman: vau

Derived terms

Verb

  1. To amaze or awe.
    He really wowed the audience.

Noun

a wow
  1. An exceptionally surprising or unbelievable fact.
    He did? That's a wow!
Wow is an expression (interjection) of surprise.
Wow, Wow!, WoW' , or WOW may also refer to:
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Wow can also mean:
  • Wau, Sudan, a town in southern Sudan
  • War on Want, a UK anti-poverty charity
  • Women of Wrestling, a defunct women's wrestling promotion
  • Woodmen of the World, a fraternal organization
  • WOW (now KXSP), WOW-FM (now KQCH), and WOW-TV (now WOWT-TV), the former call signs of several radio stations and a television station in Omaha, Nebraska, named for the "Woodmen of the World".
  • Women of the Wall, a Jewish women's organization that attempts to pray at the Western Wall of Jerusalem
  • Weight on Wheels, an aviation term indicating an aircraft is being supported by its landing gear, and is therefore not airborne.
  • World of Wearable Art, a museum and award show in New Zealand
  • Whip 'Em Out Wednesdays, an unofficial weekly observance created by the Opie and Anthony show which suggests female viewers should remove their tops for motorists who have the WOW sticker.
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