World of WarCraft. A subscription based massive multiplayer online role playing game released by Blizzard in November 2004. It is currently the largest of its kind in the world with over five million subscribers world wide (over one million in the United States). After level 60, there is very little you can accomplish unless you schedule time to play daily. Many have fallen into the trap of playing this game, and needing to get that next piece of “1337” gear to impress “n00bs” in Ironforge.

In order to become powerful enough to dominate everyone in PvP combat without trying, you need to collect the most powerful raiding armor sets. This usually requires large guilds composed of mostly high school and college students/dropouts or fat unemployed people in their 40’s cursing and complaining and making gay references over Ventrilo or Teamspeak. There is often a point system, and a lot of drama involved in gaining gear. These guilds are rarely managed by anyone with any real marketable management skill.

Long term exposure to this game has hazardous side effects to ones life. Before you know it, your friend base starts shrinking. Your wife/girlfriend leaves. You become bitter, and play the game even more to escape while popping down your Prozac with lukewarm Mountain Dew. You had four jobs with periods of unemployment in the past year, and you live in your parents basement while posting up generalized, uncited, bias, unproven generalized and opinionated rants on some message board bitching about how something is out of balance. The few friends you have left (who all also play WoW) at your community college (which you have been in for 6 years only to stay on your parents insurance plan) use terms like DPS in real life conversations.

Most can greatly improve their life situation by quitting the game. It’s not so much of what the game does, but rather what it prevents you from doing while playing. Once liberated from WoW, those extra 30-120 hours a week can be put to productive use.
Yeah, Joe used to be the star quarterback. He also had a hot girlfriend, and a academic scholarship to Harvard. Now, he is in his mid 20’s still living at home always playing WoW. Almost never hear from him anymore.
by Xeal June 22, 2006
Something Owen Wilson says way too much.
"Wow." -Owen Wilson
A term used by a woman meaning which can have different meanings like "oh my gawd! I can't believe someone could be so stupid!", "how could somebody be so oblivious?! Pay attention! " or "how could somebody be such a careless ass hole."
1. Friend 1: "That chick has slept with 20 different people this week and asked how she got an STD!"
Friend 2: "WOW!"
2. Girl: "Seriously? She has liked you for over a year and you're just now figuring it out?! Not only have people been talking about forever she's can't keep from acting like a spaz when you are around!"
Guy: "No I didn't know"
Girl: "WOW!"

3: Friend 1: "He cheated on me three times and when I found out said I was the most useless thing on earth and then left"
Friend 2: "WOW! "
by jp0217<3 August 06, 2014
Whip 'em out Wednesday. Game of it's own played in the NYC area on that day. Driving on the freeways, watching big-tittied women whip out those bigguns is WAY more fun than stupid-ass video game . War blows anyway. Give it a rest!
WOW - written on back of truck on the 495.
Convertible passing truck with two firmly exposed, erect nippled breasts shown off by smiling wanna-be lot lizard.
by CRAZI 1 May 28, 2009
When written on the back of a car/truck your passing on the highway; typically means the driver/passengers wants you to whip them out. Also known as whip 'em out wednesday.
"While passing by a truck with wow written on it, one wednesday afternoon, 5 yr old Joy asked 'Daddy what does W.O.W mean?' he said; look at your mother."
by syx.t.nyne May 19, 2009
Word of Wonder, used to describe astonishment, or an acronym for World of Warcraft often written as WoW.
Wow I can't believe you just did that.
Have you ever played the game WoW.
by 7h3.Gh0s7 May 01, 2009
More addictive than Heroin and it will eventually causee you to lose intrest in everything you once cared about. WoW is Blizzards way of proving to the world that there are things that are more dangerous than drugs.
My freind started playing WoW last year. He stopped hanging with us and will play WoW over having sex with his girlfreind. This is the reason I have decided to just never even try it. WoW will fuck you up man.
by Being sober is for the weak. February 24, 2007
WOW (or Wide Open West), a weak sauce cable provider that got lucky in terms of customer increase because of the Time Warner Cable/Comcast Merger Scare

Wide Open West wants you to think you're getting the best channels on cable but unforntunately the cable company's cable lineup is so barebones it's laughable as a plethora of HD channels and desired channels like Smile of a Child, Sprout among others are non-existent on their lineup as they are too fucking lazy to even make a deal to pick up these channels

WOW's OS on their cable boxes are pretty sad as they can't make a simple task like finding your show and ask it to record simple in execution
A kid: MOM!
Mother: Yes dear?
A kid: Where's Sprout?
Mother: We don't get it no more
A kid: Why?
Mother: We switched to WOW
*kid kills himself by drowning in bleach*
by Sgt. Bilby June 04, 2015
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