aw

[ aw ]
/ ɔ /

interjection

(used to express protest, disbelief, disgust, or commiseration.)
(used to express sentimental or sugary approval.)

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Origin of aw

First recorded in 1850–55

Definition for aw (2 of 3)

AW

Articles of War.

Definition for aw (3 of 3)

a.w.

or aw


actual weight.
(in shipping) all water.
atomic weight.
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British Dictionary definitions for aw (1 of 3)

aw1
/ (ɔː) /

determiner

Scot a variant spelling of a'

British Dictionary definitions for aw (2 of 3)

aw2
/ (ɔː) /

interjection

informal, mainly US an expression of disapproval, commiseration, or appeal

British Dictionary definitions for aw (3 of 3)

aw3

the internet domain name for

Aruba
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Medical definitions for aw

AW

abbr.

atomic weight
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