Definitions

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  • interjection "Lo! There it is", ta-da, presto

Etymologies

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French voilà

Examples

  • With the expression voila! was heard a loud kiss, impressed on the check of the baron, then Lili Kerth, the gleaming of silk, diamonds, eyes, and hair turned toward the door of the antechamber and saw Kranitski.

    The Argonauts

  • Felting happens at my home all the time – I forget to hang dry a sweater, put it in the dryer and one hour later there it is also known as voila!

    Regretsy – Kitty Glitter

  • Oh yes, it's a fine idea in theory, but in Gmail, if I need to find serial numbes (something I've need to do several times in the last year) I can just search for the game name voila!

    freshnews.org - most clicked links

  • Oh yes, it's a fine idea in theory, but in Gmail, if I need to find serial numbes (something I've need to do several times in the last year) I can just search for the game name voila!

    freshnews.org - most clicked links

  • Oh yes, it's a fine idea in theory, but in Gmail, if I need to find serial numbes (something I've need to do several times in the last year) I can just search for the game name voila!

    freshnews.org - most clicked links

  • Oh yes, it's a fine idea in theory, but in Gmail, if I need to find serial numbes (something I've need to do several times in the last year) I can just search for the game name voila!

    freshnews.org - most clicked links

  • Oh yes, it's a fine idea in theory, but in Gmail, if I need to find serial numbes (something I've need to do several times in the last year) I can just search for the game name voila!

    freshnews.org - most clicked links

  • I took my equipment with me, fired it up and "voila".

    Daily Politics show: Nick Griffin of the BNP & "June"

  • The spelling correction comment was a joke and in response to another post that indicated how to spell 'voila'.

    Sound Politics: The Path to 9/11

  • On the other hand, most Mexicans patiently and delicately untie the knot, often without looking at it, and "voila" the bag is open without any damage done to it.

    Feeling Nuts In Mexico

Comments

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  • French. An expression of success or satisfaction. Roughly translated, means "check it out!" Pronounced "wah LAH." Completely and entirely different from viola.

    May 30, 2007

  • NOT so completely and entirely. Both have exactly the same letters! ;oD

    August 31, 2007

  • Should be voilà

    Pronounced vwa-la. Means 'Look there' cf voici

    July 20, 2008