Definition of aw exclamation from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ɔː//
; NAmE NAmE//ɔː//
(especially North American English)
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used to express disapproval, protest or sympathy Aw, come on, Andy! More Like This Exclamations aargh, ah, aha, ahchoo, ahem, aw, bah, boo, coo, d’oh, eek, eh, er, eww, gee, ha, hey, ho ho, ho-hum, hooray, huh, mm, oh, oho, oi, ooh, oops, ouch, ow, oy, pah, phew, psst, sh, tsk tsk, tut, ugh, uh, uh-uh, uh-oh, um, whoopee, whoops, woo hoo, wow, yay, yippee, yuck, yumSee worksheet. Word Originnatural exclamation: first recorded in American English in the mid 19th cent.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: aw