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

  • interjection Used to express disdain for something deemed stupid or obvious, especially a self-evident remark.

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  • interjection Disdainful indication that something is obvious.
  • interjection Indication of perceived stupidity, often used in mockery.

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[Imitative of an utterance attributed to slow-witted people.]

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