ou
Pronunciation
  • (British) IPA: /ˈəʊ.uː/
Noun

ou (plural ous)

  1. A probably extinct species of Hawaiian honeycreeper, Psittirostra psittacea.
Translations
  • Russian: оу
Pronunciation
  • (South Africa, British) IPA: /əʊ/
  • (America) IPA: /oʊ/
Noun

ou (plural ous)

  1. (South Africa, colloquial) A fellow, guy, bloke. [from 20th c.]
    • 1962, Jeremy Taylor, Ag Pleez Deddy (song)
      Ag pleez Deddy won't you take us to the wrestling / We wanna see an ou called Sky High Lee
    • 1978, André Brink, Rumours of Rain, Vintage 2000, p. 292:
      “They're the same good and solid ous they'd been before. Because they managed not to think.”

OU
Proper noun
  1. Initialism of Open University
  2. Initialism of Ohio University
  3. Initialism of University of Oklahoma



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