atishoo

interjection

atish·​oo ə-ˈti-shü How to pronounce atishoo (audio)
British
: achoo
Sneezing is usually simply a sign that you have got a cold. But now scientists have discovered that going "atishoo" can also be triggered by sexy thoughts.Jo Willey, The Express, 20 Dec. 2008

Word History

First Known Use

1833, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of atishoo was in 1833

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“Atishoo.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/atishoo. Accessed 16 Jul. 2024.

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