ugh

[ ookh, uhkh, uh, oo; spelling pronunciation uhg ]SEE DEFINITION OF ugh
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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR UGH

Ugh, ugh, ugh,—what a sad rage for novelty there is in this foolish world!

I—I—ugh, ugh, I know what you want:—a consolidation and annihilation of the States.

Ugh, winter in this place would be too dreadful to contemplate.

"Ugh, um," she sputtered, as some of the flour flew into her eyes and nostrils.

For instance, the hole might have been too tight to let you through, and then—Ugh!

But at last the Indian broke silence with “ugh, old Parker die.”

And when I was completely in your clutches you gave me the alternative of marrying you—ugh!

I shrank away from him with my lip curling, and I uttered a peculiar “Ugh!”

She was just about to replace it on her head, when she was startled by the well-known Indian “Ugh!”

I am ashamed perhaps; but, knowing what I do about the wolves, and what our chaps have seen— Ugh!

WORD ORIGIN

1765, imitative of the sound of a cough; as an interjection of disgust, recorded from 1837.

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