Whow vs. Wow

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  • Whow (adverb)

    obsolete form of how

  • Wow (interjection)

    An indication of excitement, surprise, astonishment, or pleasure.

  • Wow (interjection)

    An expression of amazement, awe, or admiration.

    “Wow! How do they do that?”

  • Wow (interjection)

    Used sarcastically to express disapproval of something.

    “Wow… I can’t believe you would do such a thing.”

  • Wow (verb)

    To amaze or awe.

    “He really wowed the audience.”

  • Wow (noun)

    An exceptionally surprising or unbelievable fact.

    “He did? That’s a wow!”

  • Wow (noun)

    A relatively slow form of flutter (pitch variation) which can affect both gramophone records and tape recorders.

  • Wow (interjection)

    expressing astonishment or admiration

    “‘Wow!’ he cried enthusiastically”

  • Wow (noun)

    a sensational success

    “your play’s a wow”

  • Wow (noun)

    slow pitch fluctuation in sound reproduction, perceptible in long notes.

  • Wow (verb)

    impress and excite (someone) greatly

    “they wowed audiences on their recent British tour”

Oxford Dictionary

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