Definition of cowabunga in English:

cowabunga

Syllabification: cow·a·bun·ga
Pronunciation: /ˌkou-əˈbəNGgə
 
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exclamation

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

Origin

1940s: originally cowabonga, an exclamation frequently used by the character Chief Thunderthud on the Howdy Doody Show..

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