Main definitions of ou in English

: ou1ou2

ou1

noun

South African
informal

Origin

Afrikaans, probably from Dutch ouwe old man.

Pronunciation:

ou

/əʊ/

Main definitions of ou in English

: ou1ou2

ou2

noun

  • A fruit-eating Hawaiian honeycreeper (bird) with a stout bill and green and yellow plumage.

    Compare with o-o

Origin

Late 19th century: the name in Hawaiian.

Pronunciation:

ou

/əʊ/

Main definitions of ou in English

: ou1ou2

OU

  • (in the UK) Open University.

Pronunciation:

OU

/əʊ/