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See also: OOH, ООН, and ööh

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EnglishEdit

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PronunciationEdit

  • (UK, US) IPA(key): /uː/
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  • Rhymes: -uː

InterjectionEdit

ooh (with as many 'o's as needed to express the length of the utterance)

  1. An expression of surprise.
  2. An expression of awe.
    • 2013, Tom Turpin, Modern Custom Guns: Walnut, Steel, and Uncommon Artistry, 2nd edition, Iola, Wis.: Gun Digest Books, →ISBN, page 47:
      The most underrated component in building a custom gun is the metalsmithing. Stock work immediately attracts attention. Fancy checkering patterns, meticulously executed, are sure to elicit oohs and ahhs.
  3. A sound made to imitate a ghost.
  4. An expression of affection.
  5. An expression of pain.

TranslationsEdit

NounEdit

ooh (plural oohs)

  1. An exclamation of ooh.

VerbEdit

ooh (third-person singular simple present oohs, present participle oohing, simple past and past participle oohed)

  1. To exclaim ooh.

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EtymologyEdit

From Old Irish og, from Proto-Celtic *āuyom, from Proto-Indo-European *h₂ōwyóm.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

ooh m (genitive singular oohey, plural oohyn)

  1. egg

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