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Definition of wowser noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

     

    wowser

     noun
    noun
    BrE BrE//ˈwaʊzə(r)//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈwaʊzər//
     
    (Australian English, New Zealand English, informal)
     
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  1. 1a person who criticizes people who are enjoying themselves synonym killjoy
  2. 2a person who does not drink alcohol synonym teetotaller
  3. Word Origin late 19th cent.: of obscure origin.