American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- interj. Used especially in response to sudden pain.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- An interjection expressing surprise, pain, or other feeling, according to circumstances.
- An obsolete form of you.
- interj. Same as ouch.
“Ow, ow, ow_! came from a couple of hundred yards away -- a hollow, diabolical kind of mocking laugh which sent a chill through the listeners.”
“[N] ow is a time for respect, reflection and remembrance," Rick Scott, chairman of Conservatives for Patients 'Rights, said in a statement.”
“[N] ow is a time for respect, reflection and remembrance," Rick Scott, chairman of Conservatives for Patients 'Rights, said in an August 26 statement announcing the temporary halt to health care ads.”
“Keep it up! on August 28, 2008 at 8: 12 am | Reply Nilsa ow is it that in looking for the answers, I only find more questions?”
“ungry an' thinkin '' ow I'd worked all the years o 'my life an' now”
“It's probably a good thing that you can't hear us, since I not only called your ow resident geek.”
“Management analyzes operating cash ﬂ ows by tracking free cash ﬂ ow, which is calculated using net cash provided by operating activities, adding back after-tax cash used for restructuring activities and proceeds on the sale of ﬁ xed assets, then subtracting capital expenditures, including those ﬁ nanced with capital leases.”
“this is so cool i love the new dora and ps: thay are sill going to show the new dora im ok with it and dora is is my grandmas name ow and im 14”
“That happens because the sampling rate is kept high for long complex sounds like "ow", but cut down for simple consonants like "c".”
“So the number of words you can create is in fact only limited by your patience - which worked the same way with the English language experiment I conducted during the run to list 100 marathon runners' words for pain using Anglo-Saxon modifiers like 'ow', and 'fucking-ow'.”
These user-created lists contain the word ‘ow’.
keep it rated G please, thanks!
( open list, randomness )
words for quiet sounds
( randomness, descriptive )
Okay, I admit it. I made a list of words my daughter knew when she was two years old.
Two-letter words that are common. For a full list of all possible 2-letter words, check out this list.
All playable 2 letter Scrabble words from OSPD4
First 50 words for miss Elise, before age 2. Today's date is 6/18/07.
Top ten most commonly said words are, in order: (1) Ow (2) Nooooo (3) Kitty (4) Mama (5) Monkey (6) Up (6) Food (7...
My daughter's expressive vocabulary as of Dec 2012 (born May '11), including quasi-lexical interjections. No attempt is made to reflect (mis)pronunciation by phonetic spelling, even though it would...
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