Definition of “pow” - English Dictionary

“pow” in British English

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powexclamation

uk /paʊ/ us /paʊ/ informal

POWnoun [ C ]

UK also PoW uk /ˌpiː.əʊˈdʌb.əl.juː/ us /ˌpiː.oʊˈdʌb.əl.juː/

(Definition of “pow” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

“pow” in American English

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powexclamation

us /pɑʊ/

(a word representing) a sudden loud noise, as that of an explosion or of a gun being fired:

All of a sudden we heard pow! pow! pow! – like shots being fired.

abbreviation forprisoner of war

(Definition of “pow” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)