ay

interjection \ ˈī \

Definition of ay

usually used with following me to express sorrow or regret

Examples of ay in a Sentence

  1. ay me, we are doomed to listen to that noise all night!

Origin and Etymology of ay

Middle French aymi ay me

ay Synonyms

Synonyms
alack, alas, wirra [Irish], woe
Related Words
ouch, ow; aw, phooey, rats, sheesh, shucks; bah, boo, faugh, fie, ho hum, humph, pish, pooh, pshaw, tsk, tush, tut, yuck (also yuk)
Near Antonyms
alleluia, glory, hallelujah; ha, hey, hooray (also hurrah or hurray), hot dog, wahoo [chiefly West], whee, whoopee, wow, yahoo, yippee

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