To spell the sound /ou/ as in out at the end of a word, use the letters ow. Before n and l the sound /ou/ is usually spelled ow.
|owl||I heard the hoot of an owl.|
|brow||Don't park on the brow of a hill.|
|now||I was tackled in football and now I have a bruise.|
|sow||A female pig is called a sow.|
|vow||Some monks make a vow of silence.|
|howl||The dog howled all evening.|
|growl||A dog might growl to protect its pups.|
|prowl||That cat is on the prowl for a bird.|
|scowl||The scowl on his face told us he was in bad mood.|
|brown||The leaves are turning red and brown.|
|clown||The clown got up to some silly antics.|
|crown||The king wears a gold crown.|
|down||Crossword clues go across and down.|
|drown||You are likely to drown if you dive off that cliff.|
|frown||A smile upside down is a frown. *|
|gown||The bride wore a white silk gown.|
|town||It was a misty day so the town was in gloom.|
|crowd||A crowd had gathered around the street performer.|
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