Definitions

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

  • interjection Used especially to express irritation, dismay, sorrow, or self-pity.

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  • interjection An exclamation typically expressing mild frustration or expressing feelings of uncertainty or concern.

Etymologies

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

[Yiddish.]

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Yiddish אוי (oy, "oh, oy")

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