NEW WORD: Whow!

photo by chi_cowboy

Whow

Definition: Interjection. Where “whoa” “wow” and “how?” meet together.

Synonym: Whoat!

Etymology: I was leaving a comment on Leigh’s incredible photo shot with redscale film, and I accidentally typo’ed out “Whow!”

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Tom Saaristo
15 years ago

I like it!

Cartophiliac
15 years ago

I must take issue with your synonym. While they are certainly related, I think whow and whoat would be used in different contexts. I might say “whoat” when suprised, but say “whow” when in awe… two different situations.

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