There are 2 definitions of ow in English:

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exclamation

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!’

Origin

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

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There are 2 definitions of ow in English:

OW2

Syllabification: OW

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abbreviation

Old Welsh.

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