Definitions

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  • interjection Expressing sudden pain or startlement.

Etymologies

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Imitative; compare ow, yowch, etc.

Examples

  • I know yeow folks hyar don't seem ter think killin 'an Injun's enny murder, but I say 'tis; an' yeow'll all git it brung home ter yer afore yer die: ef 'tain't brung one way,' t'll be anuther; yeow jest mind what I say, 'n' don't yeow furgit it.

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  • I know yeow folks hyar don't seem ter think killin 'an Injun's enny murder, but I say 'tis; an' yeow'll all git it brung home ter yer afore yer die: ef

    Ramona

  • Child star Michael Jackson became a man with a rebel 'yeow'

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  • Right now everyone in my apartment complex is in the pool, playing the anthem and shouting "yeow yeow whooo aussieeee" ... and I don't know ...

    Haha!

  • My entire apartment complex was going off today with the sounds of the anthem, Kings of Leon, people bombdiving and shouting "yeow yeow yeow!"

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  • Exceptions being Viola because she's both, and Olivia because she's not patient (look how she goes after Cesario, yeow!) nor forgiving (she doesn't really suffer fools much, re: Orsino, yeow!)

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  • November 4, 2008 at 6:46 am afinkso ai amma ok, wuz nawt 2 bahds afterwurds at wurk las nite but wen ai gut up dis moanin, yeow! ai considerin playin hookee tonite but reely cahnt ford it

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  • It's one of those where the yeow factor is really high.

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  • He grabbed at them, rubbed the bites, and let out an involuntary “yeow.”

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