Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • interjection Used to express pleasure, satisfaction, surprise, or great joy.
  • intransitive verb To exclaim in pleasure, satisfaction, surprise, or great joy.

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  • interjection Indication of amazement or surprise or enthusiasm.
  • interjection Indication of joyful pleasure.
  • interjection Indication of sympathy.
  • interjection Indication of mouth being opened wide.
  • interjection To express understanding.
  • noun Expression of amazement or surprise or enthusiasm.
  • noun Expression of joy and/or pleasure.
  • noun The exclamation aah.
  • verb To say or exclaim aah.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • verb express admiration and pleasure by uttering `ooh' or `aah'

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  • 'I am agog!

    I am aghast!

    Is Marius in love at last?

    I've never heard him ooh and aah'

    - Les Miserables (the musical)

    November 30, 2007