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PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ɪʊ̯/, /ɪ̃ʉ̃͡u/
  • (file)

EtymologyEdit

Imitative, ideophonic. Compare oh, ugh.

InterjectionEdit

ew (with as many extra ‘e’s and/or ‘w’s as needed for emphasis)

  1. Expression of disgust or nausea.
    Ew! There’s a fly in my soup.
    Ew! This peanut butter tastes disgusting!

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EtymologyEdit

From Old English īw, ēow, from Proto-Germanic *īhwaz.

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NounEdit

ew

  1. yew (Taxus baccata)
  2. yew wood

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