English version

wow

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishwowwow1 /waʊ/ ●○○ interjection informal 🔊 🔊 IMPRESSused when you think something is very impressive or surprising 🔊 Wow! Look at that!
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wow• Wow! That's a great car!
wowwow2 verb [transitive] 🔊 🔊 informalIMPRESS to make people admire you a lot syn impress 🔊 The show has wowed audiences all over the country.→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
wow• After 17 years, the band continues to wow audiences.• Read in studio Four visiting musicians from Czechoslovakia have been wowing drinkers in a local pub.• She spent many evenings watching Jamie, whose scathingly political drag show was wowing the entire circuit.• Some may even love all those silly electronic gizmos you want to wow them with.
wowwow3 noun [singular] informal 🔊 🔊 1 SUCCESSFULa great success2 → the wow factor
Examples from the Corpus
wow• For the Cosmo Girl, life is a wow!• That one against Notre Dame, that one was a wow.
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Verb table
wow
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theywow
he, she, itwows
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywowed
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave wowed
he, she, ithas wowed
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad wowed
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill wow
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have wowed
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam wowing
he, she, itis wowing
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you, we, theyare wowing
Past
I, he, she, itwas wowing
you, we, theywere wowing
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been wowing
he, she, ithas been wowing
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been wowing
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be wowing
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been wowing
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