Meaning of “bah” in the English Dictionary

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"bah" in British English

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bahexclamation

uk /bɑː/ us /bɑː/ old-fashioned

Examples from literature

  • Ah, bah! —the bottle is empty! 
  • And the world?—Ah! bah! 
  • As for London—bah! 
  • Detective stories, bah! 
  • Simply because an occasional foreign professor gets higher pay—bah! 

(Definition of “bah” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)