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noun \ˈau̇ch\

Definition of ouch

  1. 1 obsolete :  clasp, brooch

  2. 2 a :  a setting for a precious stone b :  jewel, ornament; especially :  a buckle or brooch set with precious stones



Origin of ouch

Middle English, alteration (from misdivision of a nouche) of nouche, from Anglo-French nusche, nouche, of Germanic origin; akin to Old High German nusca clasp


First Known Use: 14th century

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ouch

interjection

Simple Definition of ouch

  • —used to express sudden pain

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of ouch

  1. —used especially to express sudden pain

Origin of ouch

origin unknown


First Known Use: 1838


OUCH Defined for Kids

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interjection \ˈau̇ch\

Definition of ouch for Students

  1. —used especially to express sudden pain




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