Ooh



[oo] /u/

interjection
1.
(used to express amazement, satisfaction, excitement, etc.)
noun
2.
the exclamation “ooh.”.
verb (used without object)
3.
to utter or exclaim “ooh.”.
Idioms
4.
ooh and aah, to exclaim in wonder or admiration:
The crowds oohed and aahed at the spectacular fireworks.
/uː/
interjection
1.
an exclamation of surprise, pleasure, pain, etc

exclamation of pain, surprise, wonder, etc., 1916. Combined with aah from 1953. Ooh-la-la, exclamation of surprise or appreciation, is attested 1924, from French and suggestive of the supposed raciness of the French.
1.
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2.
on one hand

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    verb phrase To express wonder, amazement, etc: the spectators oohed and aahed at the trapeze artist (1953+)



  • Ooi

    out of interest

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