oh definition

  • interjection:
    • Used to express strong feeling, particularly surprise, worry, fury, or discomfort.
    • Used in direct target: Oh, sir! You forgot your keys.
    • accustomed suggest comprehension or acknowledgment of a statement.
    • Expression of shock.
    • appearance of question, amazement, or awe.
    • phrase of comprehension, recognition, or realization.
    • A word to precede an offhand or annoyed comment.
    • A word to precede an added or remark or afterthought.
    • An invocation or target (like the vocative in languages with noun declension).
    • Exclamation for drama or emphasis (often poetic).
    • Expression of pain. See ouch.
    • area filler or extra syllable, especially in (preferred) songs.
    • Used with a phrase of endearment.
    • appearance of moderate scepticism
    • An exclamation revealing numerous thoughts, according to the tone and manner, especially shock, discomfort, sorrow, anxiety, or a wish. See the Note under o.
  • noun:
    • Zero.
    • the page O, o (additionally spelled o)
    • the digit 0 (especially in representations of message)
    • An utterance of oh; a spoken phrase of surprise, acknowledgement, etc.
    • a midwestern state in north central US inside Great Lakes area
  • verb:
    • To utter the interjection oh; to state surprise, etc.
  • others:
    • See O.
    • An abbreviation of Old tall German.

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