aah

verb
express admiration and pleasure by uttering `ooh' or `aah'
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They oohed and aahed when they unwrapped the presents

Syn: ↑ooh
Hypernyms: ↑exclaim, ↑cry, ↑cry out, ↑outcry, ↑call out, ↑shout
Verb Frames:
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Somebody ——s

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/ah/, interj.
1. (used as an exclamation expressing surprise, delight, joy, etc.)
n.
2. the exclamation "aah."
v.i.
3. to exclaim or utter "aah": We all oohed and aahed at the lovely birthday cake.

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aah /ä/
interjection
Expressing satisfaction, pleasure, etc (also noun and intransitive verb)
ORIGIN: Imit

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aah UK [ɑː] US [ɑ] interjection
used for showing that you are happy, satisfied, or surprised

Aah, the food smells wonderful!

Thesaurus: ways of expressing happiness and pleasuresynonym interjections of surprise and shocksynonym

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I
/ˈɑː/ interj
— used to express pleasure, surprise, or happiness

Aah, that feels good.

———————— II
verb, aahs, aahed, aahing [no obj]
informal : to express amazement, joy, or surprise
— used in the phrase ooh and aah

We all oohed and aahed at/over the fireworks.

aah noun, pl aahs [count]

the oohs and aahs of the crowd


Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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