ugh

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interjection \ often read as ˈəg or ˈəḵ or ˈə \

Definition of ugh

used to indicate the sound of a cough or grunt or to express disgust or horror

Examples of ugh in a Sentence

  1. ugh, this oven desperately needs to be cleaned

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First Known Use of ugh

1678

ugh Synonyms

Synonyms
faugh, fie, phew, phooey, rats, yuck, yech (or yecch)
Related Words
ah, bah, boo, humph, pish, pooh, pshaw, sheesh, tush, tut, tut-tut; alack, alas, woe
Near Antonyms
yum-yum

UGH Defined for English Language Learners

ugh

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interjection

Definition of ugh for English Language Learners

  • —used to show that you are annoyed, disgusted, or upset about something


UGH Defined for Kids

ugh

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interjection \ ˈəg \

Definition of ugh for Students

used to express disgust or horror

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