wirra


wir·ra

interjection \ˈwir-ə\

Definition of WIRRA

Irish
—usually used to express lament, grief, or concern

Examples of WIRRA

  1. <wirra, wirra, me sweet colleen, lying in her cold grave!>

Origin of WIRRA

oh wirra, from Irish a Mhuire, literally, Mary!
First Known Use: 1829

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Synonyms
alack, ay, alas [Irish], woe

Rhymes with WIRRA

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