(used to express keen pleasure, astonishment, approval, etc.)

Nearby words

  1. zouave,
  2. zoug,
  3. zouk,
  4. zounds,
  5. zovirax,
  6. zoysia,
  7. zoë,
  8. zp,
  9. zpg,
  10. zr

Origin of zowie

An Americanism dating back to 1935–40

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Word Origin and History for zowie


expression of astonishment, c.1913.

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