How to Pronounce wow?

Correct pronunciation for the word "wow" is [wˈa͡ʊ], [wˈa‍ʊ], [w_ˈaʊ].

"Wow" in context

Wow. It's an expression of astonishment, awe, surprise and extreme admiration. Whether it's expressed verbally, through a meme, or just a satisfied sound, it can bring joy and enthusiasm to all who hear it. It can be used to express a variety of feelings - happiness, excitement or joy - and has been used in various contexts since at least the 1940s when it was first popularized.

In recent times, wow has become even more popular, especially due to the rise of the internet. It's been used in videos, GIFs and social media posts to express feeling both positively and negatively.

What are similar-sounding words for wow?

Usage over time for wow:

This graph shows how "wow" have occurred between 1800 and 2008 in a corpus of English books.

3 words made out of letters WOW

3 letters

2 letters


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