Ouch



[ouch] /aʊtʃ/

interjection
1.
(used as an exclamation expressing sudden pain or dismay.)
[ouch] /aʊtʃ/ Archaic.
noun
1.
a clasp, buckle, or brooch, especially one worn for ornament.
2.
the setting of a precious stone.
verb (used with object)
3.
to adorn with or as if with ouches.
/aʊtʃ/
interjection
1.
an exclamation of sharp sudden pain
/aʊtʃ/
noun (archaic)
1.
a brooch or clasp set with gems
2.
the setting of a gem

1837, from Pennsylvania German outch, cry of pain, from German autsch. The Japanese word is itai. Latin used au, hau.

noun

An injury; a hurt: A very serious injury is a ”big” ouch

[1873+; fr the pained interjection ouch fr German, probably Pennsylvania German, autsch, found by 1838]

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