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wow 1

 (wou) Informal
interj.
Used to express wonder, amazement, or great pleasure.
n.
An outstanding success.
tr.v. wowed, wow·ing, wows
To have a strong, usually pleasurable effect on: a performance that wowed the audience.

wow 2

 (wou)
n.
Slow variation in the pitch of a sound reproduction resulting from variations in the speed of the recording or reproducing equipment.

[Imitative.]

wow

(waʊ)
interj
an exclamation of admiration, amazement, etc
n
slang a person or thing that is amazingly successful, attractive, etc
vb
(tr) slang to arouse great enthusiasm in
[C16: originally Scottish, expressive of surprise, amazement, etc]

wow

(waʊ; wəʊ)
n
(Electronics) a slow variation or distortion in pitch that occurs at very low audio frequencies in sound-reproducing systems, such as a record player, usually due to variation in speed of the turntable, etc. See also flutter14
[C20: of imitative origin]

WOW

abbreviation for
(Mining & Quarrying) waiting on weather: used esp in the oil industry

wow1

(waʊ)
interj.
1. (an exclamation of surprise, wonder, pleasure, or the like.)
v.t.
2. to gain an enthusiastic response from; thrill.
n.
3. an extraordinary success.
4. excitement, interest, great pleasure, or the like.
[1890–95]

wow2

(waʊ)

n.
a slow wavering of pitch in sound recording or reproducing equipment caused by uneven speed of the turntable or the tape. Compare flutter (def. 12).
[1930–35; imitative]

wow


Past participle: wowed
Gerund: wowing

Imperative
wow
wow
Present
I wow
you wow
he/she/it wows
we wow
you wow
they wow
Preterite
I wowed
you wowed
he/she/it wowed
we wowed
you wowed
they wowed
Present Continuous
I am wowing
you are wowing
he/she/it is wowing
we are wowing
you are wowing
they are wowing
Present Perfect
I have wowed
you have wowed
he/she/it has wowed
we have wowed
you have wowed
they have wowed
Past Continuous
I was wowing
you were wowing
he/she/it was wowing
we were wowing
you were wowing
they were wowing
Past Perfect
I had wowed
you had wowed
he/she/it had wowed
we had wowed
you had wowed
they had wowed
Future
I will wow
you will wow
he/she/it will wow
we will wow
you will wow
they will wow
Future Perfect
I will have wowed
you will have wowed
he/she/it will have wowed
we will have wowed
you will have wowed
they will have wowed
Future Continuous
I will be wowing
you will be wowing
he/she/it will be wowing
we will be wowing
you will be wowing
they will be wowing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been wowing
you have been wowing
he/she/it has been wowing
we have been wowing
you have been wowing
they have been wowing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been wowing
you will have been wowing
he/she/it will have been wowing
we will have been wowing
you will have been wowing
they will have been wowing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been wowing
you had been wowing
he/she/it had been wowing
we had been wowing
you had been wowing
they had been wowing
Conditional
I would wow
you would wow
he/she/it would wow
we would wow
you would wow
they would wow
Past Conditional
I would have wowed
you would have wowed
he/she/it would have wowed
we would have wowed
you would have wowed
they would have wowed
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.wow - a joke that seems extremely funnywow - a joke that seems extremely funny  
gag, jape, jest, joke, laugh - a humorous anecdote or remark intended to provoke laughter; "he told a very funny joke"; "he knows a million gags"; "thanks for the laugh"; "he laughed unpleasantly at his own jest"; "even a schoolboy's jape is supposed to have some ascertainable point"
Verb1.wow - impress greatlywow - impress greatly; "The speaker wowed the audience"
impress - impress positively; "The young chess player impressed her audience"

wow

noun
Informal. A dazzling, often sudden instance of success:
Slang: boff, boffo, boffola.
Translations
wow
ejhahűhatyűtyűha
hui
uau
oh

wow

[waʊ]
A. EXCL¡vaya!, ¡anda!, ¡mira nomás! (LAm)
B. VTchiflar, cautivar
C. N (Acoustics) → lloro m, bajón m del volumen

wow

[ˈwaʊ]
exclouah
vtenthousiasmerwow factor neffet m impressionnant (ce qui produit une forte impression initiale)

wow

1
interjhui (inf), → Mann (inf), → Mensch (inf)
n (inf) it’s a wowdas ist spitze (inf)or ’ne Wucht (inf)

wow

2
n (on recording) → Jaulen nt

wow

[waʊ] excl (fam) → wow!
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Bow Wow took his brand of rap to the next level with 2001's Doggy Bag, hitting the road in support of his multi-platinum sophomore CD with the sold-out "SCREAM Tour II," wowing fans all over the country with hits like "Take Ya Home" and "Thank You.
Bow Wow took his brand of rap to the next level with 2001's Doggy Bag, hitting the road in support of his multi-platinum sophomore CD with the sold- out "SCREAM Tour II," wowing fans all over the country with hits like "Take Ya Home" and "Thank You.