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

  • interj. Used to express pleasure, satisfaction, surprise, or great joy.
  • intransitive v. To exclaim in pleasure, satisfaction, surprise, or great joy: Everyone oohed and aahed as the gifts were unwrapped.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • interj. An expression of surprise.
  • interj. An expression of awe.
  • interj. The sound made to imitate a ghost.
  • interj. Used sometimes because of affection
  • v. To go ooh

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

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


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