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1oh

interjection \(ˈ)ō\

—used to express surprise, happiness, disappointment, or sadness

—used in response to a physical sensation (such as pain)

—used to address someone directly

Full Definition of OH

1
—used to express an emotion (as surprise or desire) or in response to physical stimuli
2
—used in direct address <oh, waiter! Will you come here, please?>
3
—used to express acknowledgment or understanding of a statement
4
—used to introduce an example or approximation

Variants of OH

oh also O \(ˈ)ō\

Origin of OH

Middle English o
First Known Use: 13th century

2oh

noun \ˈō\

—used to show the way the number 0 is often pronounced

Full Definition of OH

:  zero

Origin of OH

o; from the similarity of the symbol for zero (0) to the letter O
First Known Use: 1936

Related to OH

OH

abbreviation

Definition of OH

Ohio
OH Defined for Kids

oh

interjection \ō, ˈō\

Definition of OH for Kids

1
—used to express an emotion (as surprise or pain) <Oh, why did I ever come here?>
2
—used in direct address <Oh, children, stop that noise!>

Variants of OH

oh also O \ō, ˈō\

OH

abbreviation

Definition of OH for Kids

Ohio

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