Origin of zowie

An Americanism dating back to 1935–40
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Contemporary Examples of zowie

Historical Examples of zowie

  • Along the eastern front of these nations it was softened to "Zowie!"

    The Trail Book

    Mary Austin

  • And, zowie, how the second will lay for you and hand it to you!

    Left Tackle Thayer

    Ralph Henry Barbour

  • I saw a great fish dart for this bait and at the same time “Zowie!”

  • All went well with Cal Smith and Whitey until they got to about the middle of the creek, and then, zowie!

Word Origin and History for zowie

expression of astonishment, c.1913.

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