It was pretty weird to meet him in person—and wow, he has gained a lot of weight!
Then nothing happens again and you fool around and fool around and – wow!
My first thought was, “wow, what an incredibly bold purchase for a stodgy auto exec.”
wow, do red-velvet cupcakes have a following, especially with anyone who has spent time in the South.
At no point do you think, “wow, it must have been so cool to live back then.”
I'm only some stiff wi' the cauld; for wow, but I am cauld!'
wow said the soldier, whose face was bandaged, she'll get it 'ere, won't she?
wow, woman, the Bertrams of Ellangowan are the auld Dingawaies lang syne.
There—there, don't snarl so, you're simply barking—bow, wow!
What the critics in those parts expect from me is something entitled 'wow!
1510s, Scottish interjection, a natural expression of amazement. "This old interjection had a new popularity in the early 1900s and again during the 1960s and later" [DAS].
"overwhelm with delight or amazement," 1924, American English slang, from wow (interj.). Related: Wowed; wowing. Used as a noun meaning "unqualified success" since 1920.
(also wowee-kazowee or wowie-kazowie) An exclamation of pleasure, wonder, admiration, surprise, etc •This old interjection had a new popularity in the early 1900s and again during the 1960s and later: Wow, what a nice voice you have!/ Oh, wow, far out!/ Hey, wow!/ I have a PhD in communications from UCLA. Well, wowee-kazowee!/ Big rock-'n'-roll concerts are often as much about wowiekazowie production values, video, neon, fireworks, suggestively costumed young men and women, as music (entry form 1513+, variants 1990s+)
To impress someone powerfully and favorably; KNOCK someone DEAD, lay them in the aisles: wondering whether he'll make a fraternity and whether or not he'll wow the girls/ all self-proclaimed poets who, to wow an audience, utter some resonant line (1920s+ Show business)
[echoic of a bark or howl of approval]
An intrusive wavering sound from a record player, usually caused by uneven running of the turntable
[1930s+ Electronics; echoic of a howl or yowl]