Definitions

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  • interj. The onomatopoeia for a sneeze.

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Examples

  • A bout of sneezing can give a lot more away than the fact that you've got a cold, says a researcher, who claims that going "atishoo" can also be triggered by sexy thoughts.

    rediff.com

  • When I started learning French at age 9 I thought ‘a tes souhaits’ was the French pronunciation of atishoo.

    les malades imaginaires

  • My correspondante thought it was HILARIOUS that I said atishoo instead of atchoum.

    slippery slope

  • But few realise how dangerous a sneeze can be to the person doing the atishoo-ing - from broken ribs to, in one case, a heart attack.

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