Meaning of kapow in English:

kapow

exclamation

  • Representing the sound of an explosion, a gunshot, a hard punch or blow, etc. Also in extended use, conveying the suddenness or powerful effect of an event or experience.

    Frequently in or associated with comic book captions.

Pronunciation

kapow

/kəˈpaʊ/ /kaˈpaʊ/

Origin

Late 19th century. From ker- + pow.