I say

Definition of I say

British, old-fashioned

  1. 1 —used to express surprise, shock, etc. I say! Isn't that your friend over there? I say! That's a wonderful idea.

  2. 2 —used to attract the attention of someone I say (there). Can you help me?

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  the 9th letter of the English alphabet

    :  a graphic representation of this letter

    :  a speech counterpart of orthographic i

  1. : industrial

    : initial

    : intelligence

  1. : imaginary unit

  1. :  to express in words :  state

    :  to state as opinion or belief :  declare

    :  utter, pronounce

  1. :  something that is said :  statement

    :  an expression of opinion

    :  a right or power to influence action or decision

  1. :  about, approximately

    :  for example :  as


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