Wow, the teams are getting better!

What alternatives are there to the word wow?

I have looked at thesaurus.com, synonym.com, thesaurus.yourdictionary.com, my own personal thesaurus

What is wrong is they all give me synonyms for 'to wow someone' I need synonyms for someone saying wow like they are in awe or just saying wow.

  • I'm doing commentating on a football game. I have wrote most of it out but I need to improve it by adding a synonym for wow since I use it too much. I have looked t other sites but they all use wow in a way which doesn't fit so that's why.
    – Someone
    Commented Dec 23, 2014 at 15:58
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    I think all the synonyms are listed here: en.wiktionary.org/wiki/Wikisaurus:wow
    – ermanen
    Commented Dec 23, 2014 at 18:40
  • “Ay caramba and jumping Jehoshaphat, the teams are getting better!” Commented Dec 23, 2014 at 22:40
  • OMG! Shut the front door! Egads! Golly gee willikers! Amazeballs! STFU! Well I'll be a blue nosed gopher! Jiminy Christmas! Shazam! A failure to come up with synonyms for "wow" wows with a lack of imagination. Commented Jan 12, 2016 at 2:32

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"Wow" is a slang interjection; hence, all synonyms will be slang. A slang dictionary might help. But these terms change rapidly, they are fads. "Wow!" has survived longer than most, but is still not formal register.

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