[ ah ]


  1. (used as an exclamation expressing surprise, delight, joy, etc.)


  1. the exclamation “aah.”

verb (used without object)

  1. to exclaim or utter “aah”:

    We all oohed and aahed at the lovely birthday cake.

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Word History and Origins

Origin of aah1

First recorded in 1705–15, of imitative origin

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Example Sentences

I heard aahs on Griffon’s 205-foot drop and whoas on Alpengeist’s multiple inversions and even released a few oh jeezes of my own while free-falling on Verbolten.

AA, pronounced “ah-aah,” is cindery lava, the word's from Hawaii but you may find some in Java.

On Page 181 "for Ah'll stan' none" changed to "for Aah'll stan' none" (consistent with spelling in same speech).

Ay, Aah'll fetch t' coo in i' guid time, there's no call t' bang us that gait.'

As Aah-Tehuti he symbolizes the new moon, as it is from the first appearance that time is measured by primitive peoples.

The curate saluted Doña Consolacion, who responded with a yawn and an “aah!”

France is outraging and robbing Germany when wounded and a prisoner (aah).