—interj. (an exclamation of surprise, wonder, pleasure, or the like): Wow! Look at that!
—v.t. to gain an enthusiastic response from; thrill.
—n. 1. an extraordinary success: His act is a real wow. 2. excitement, interest, great pleasure, or the like: a car that will add some wow to your life.
Pronunciation: (wou),[key] —n. 1. Audio.a slow wavering of pitch in sound recording or reproducing equipment caused by uneven speed of the turntable or the tape. Cf. flutter (def. 12).
2. Scot. and North Eng. Dial.a howl, wail, bark, whine, or mew.
—v.i. Scot. and North Eng. Dial.to howl, wail, bark, whine, or mew.