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ow + -ie
- Same as ow.
owie (plural owies)
- (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.]