aah

verb
\ ˈä How to pronounce aah (audio) , often prolonged and/or followed by ə \
variants: or less commonly
aahed also ahed; aahing also ahing; aahs also ahs

Definition of aah

intransitive verb

: to exclaim in amazement, joy, or surprise oohing and aahing at the fireworks

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Other Words from aah

aah or less commonly ah noun

Examples of aah in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web With each new photo shoot and red carpet event, the actor delivers breathtaking moments that will oftentimes go viral on the internet, causing folks to ooh and aah at her outfits, hair, and makeup. Gabi Thorne, Allure, 7 Sep. 2021 Hundreds of families slowly passed through Bentleyville on Saturday, sticking their heads out their car windows to ooh and aah at the dazzling displays. Katie Galioto, Star Tribune, 22 Nov. 2020 Fireworks will be launched from four spots across Albuquerque, New Mexico, so that people can ooh and aah from home instead of gathering in a single place. John Seewer, Anchorage Daily News, 3 July 2020 Fireworks will be launched from four spots across Albuquerque, New Mexico, so that people can ooh and aah from home instead of gathering in a single place. John Seewer, ajc, 3 July 2020 Fireworks will be launched from four spots across Albuquerque so that people can ooh and aah from home instead of gathering in a single place. John Seewer, BostonGlobe.com, 3 July 2020 This awards season, from the Golden Globes to the Grammys, there was a particularly high volume of oohing and aahing from stargazers because many celebs have decided to go sheer this year, and the trend is trickling down to the public, too. Carly Mallenbaum, USA TODAY, 28 Feb. 2020 Competitors trotted down a green carpet while spectators oohed and aahed and the judges jotted notes onto their score sheets. Travis Deshong, Washington Post, 8 Oct. 2019 Watching coho salmon jump through the Inkwells is like watching a Fourth of July fireworks show: At each jump, people ooh and aah at the electrifying sight. Tom Stienstra, SFChronicle.com, 10 Dec. 2019

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First Known Use of aah

1843, in the meaning defined above

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11 Sep 2021

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“Aah.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/aah. Accessed 19 Sep. 2021.

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aah

verb

English Language Learners Definition of aah

: to express amazement, joy, or surprise

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