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



; NAmE
(also urgh)
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the way of writing the sound /ɜː/ or /ʊx/ that people make when they think that something is disgusting or unpleasant Ugh! How can you eat that stuff? 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 Origin mid 18th cent.: imitative.
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