Definition of cowabunga in English:

Share this entry

cowabunga

Pronunciation: /ˌkouəˈbəNGɡə/

exclamation

informal
Used to express delight or satisfaction: Cowabunga! It’s an actor’s dream

Origin

1950s: originally cowabonga, an exclamation frequently used by the character Chief Thunderthud on the Howdy Doody Show..

For editors and proofreaders

Syllabification: cow·a·bun·ga

Share this entry
 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.