Meaning of “interjection” in the English Dictionary

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interjectionnoun [ C ]

us /ˌɪn·tərˈdʒek·ʃən/

grammar a word or phrase that is used as a short, sudden expression of emotion:

"Hey!" "Ouch!" and "Cut that out!" are interjections.

(Definition of “interjection” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)