interjection \often read as ˈəg or ˈə or ˈə\

—used to show that you are annoyed, disgusted, or upset about something

Full Definition of UGH

—used to indicate the sound of a cough or grunt or to express disgust or horror

Examples of UGH

  1. <ugh, this oven desperately needs to be cleaned>

First Known Use of UGH


Related to UGH

faugh, fie, phew, phooey, rats, yuck, yech (or yecch)

Rhymes with UGH


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