[ aw ]
/ ɔ /
(used to express protest, disbelief, disgust, or commiseration.)
(used to express sentimental or sugary approval.)
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Question 1 of 9
“I do believe that the buck stops here, that I cannot rely upon public opinion polls to tell me what is right. I do believe that right makes might and that if I am wrong, 10 angels swearing I was right would make no difference.”
Origin of aw
First recorded in 1850–55
Definition for aw (2 of 3)
Articles of War.
Definition for aw (3 of 3)
(in shipping) all water.
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British Dictionary definitions for aw (1 of 3)
/ (ɔː) /
Scot a variant spelling of a'
British Dictionary definitions for aw (2 of 3)
/ (ɔː) /
informal, mainly US an expression of disapproval, commiseration, or appeal
British Dictionary definitions for aw (3 of 3)
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Medical definitions for aw
The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.