(used to express protest, disbelief, disgust, or commiseration.)
(used to express sentimental or sugary approval.)
Other definitions for AW (2 of 3)
Articles of War.
Other definitions for a.w. (3 of 3)
(in shipping) all water.
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How to use aw in a sentence
Lexington, Kentucky–based A&W Restaurants is tossing its hat into the fast-casual and better burger segment later this year.
That there Native Son throws on a-w-l-together too much dog to really get out and do anything.Flying U Ranch | B. M. Bower
I think I shall be able to d-r-a-w-l like him by two oclock to-morrow, when he leaves.Old Times in Dixie Land | Caroline E. Merrick
Let me introduce this quaint worthy, speaking of himself in the third person, and under the abridged designation of A. W.The Violin | George Dubourg
For instance, "I shall always address you in your own S-n-i-v-e-l-i-n-g d-r-a-w-l, baby."The Letters Of Mark Twain, Volume 3, 1876-1885 | Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)
British Dictionary definitions for aw (1 of 3)
Scot a variant spelling of a'
British Dictionary definitions for aw (2 of 3)
informal, mainly US an expression of disapproval, commiseration, or appeal
British Dictionary definitions for aw (3 of 3)
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