wirra

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interjection wir·ra \ ˈwir-ə \
variants: or less commonly whirra

Definition of wirra

Irish
usually used to express lament, grief, or concern

Examples of wirra in a Sentence

  1. wirra, wirra, me sweet colleen, lying in her cold grave!

Origin and Etymology of wirra

oh wirra, from Irish a Mhuire, literally, Mary!

wirra Synonyms

Synonyms
alack, ay, alas [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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