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



BrE BrE//əʊˈhəʊ//
; NAmE NAmE//oʊˈhoʊ//
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used for showing that you are surprised in a happy way, or that you recognize somebody/something 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 OriginMiddle English: from O (archaic spelling of oh) + the exclamation ho.