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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.
Origin
1915-1920
1915-20
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British Dictionary definitions for oohed

ooh

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interjection
1.
an exclamation of surprise, pleasure, pain, etc
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Word Origin and History for oohed

ooh

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.

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Related Abbreviations for oohed

OOH

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  2. on one hand
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