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Definition of aw

 (Entry 1 of 2)

used to express mild disappointment, gentle entreaty, or real or mock sympathy or sentiment

Definition of AW (Entry 2 of 2)

1 actual weight
2 aircraft warning
3 articles of war
4 automatic weapon

Examples of aw in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web: Interjection And national sports channels like ESPN aw weighing their own streaming futures. Alex Weprin, The Hollywood Reporter, 1 July 2022 Cannabis edibles became legal in Canada in October 2019 (aw, remember 2019?). Leah Rumack, refinery29.com, 18 Sep. 2020

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First Known Use of aw

Interjection

1797, in the meaning defined above

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8 Jul 2022

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“Aw.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/aw. Accessed 10 Aug. 2022.

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A&W

abbreviation

Medical Definition of A&W

alive and well

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