There are 2 definitions of ow in English:


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  • Used to express sudden pain: Ow! You’re hurting me!
    More example sentences
    • ‘OW! Let me go!’ you tell him. He doesn't listen to you.
    • Kevin gasped as the pain once again shot through his back, ‘Ow!’


natural exclamation: first recorded in English in the mid 19th century.

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