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EtymologyEdit

ow +‎ -ie

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈaʊwiː/
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    Rhymes: -aʊi

InterjectionEdit

owie

  1. Same as ow.

NounEdit

owie (plural owies)

  1. (colloquial, Canada, US, childish) A painful but minor injury.
    • 1997, K. D. Kuch, The Babysitter's Handbook, Random House, p. 58,
      If it's an "owie" that has the child upset, check him from head to toe for injuries.
    • 2008, May 16, Bil Keane, The Family Circus (daily comic) in the Kokomo Tribune
      Daddy! Our car has an owie! [Billy, pointing to a small dent.]

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