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English definition of “ouch”


exclamation     /aʊtʃ/
used to express sudden physical pain : Ouch, you're hurting me!Sounds used as interjectionsInterjections humorous used in answer to something unkind that someone says: "I really think you're much too fat , Dorothy." "Ouch, that was a bit unkind ."Sounds used as interjectionsInterjections Grammar:Interjections (ouch, hooray)We use interjections to express emotions such as pleasure, surprise, shock and disgust. Most interjections are just sounds, rather than actual words, and come at the beginning or at the end of what we say. Interjections are more common in speaking than in writing:
(Definition of ouch exclamation from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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