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zowie

[zou-ee] /ˈzaʊ i/
interjection
1.
(used to express keen pleasure, astonishment, approval, etc.)
Origin
1935-1940
1935-40, Americanism
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Word Origin and History for zowie

expression of astonishment, c.1913.

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Slang definitions & phrases for zowie

zowie

interjection

An exclamation imitating sudden impact; pow, wham: I ducked, but zowie, it caught me on the nose (1913+)

noun

Energy; vitality; vim; zing, zip: full of zing, full of zest, full of zowie (1940s+)


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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