from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- interj. Used to express interrogation, surprise, contempt, or indifference.
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- interj. used to express amusement or subtle surprise.
- interj. Used to express doubt or confusion.
- interj. Used to reinforce a question.
- interj. this sense) (slang, with falling pitch) Used either to belittle the issuer of a statement/question, or sarcastically to indicate utter agreement, and that the statement being responded to is an extreme understatement. The intonation is changed to distinguish between the two meanings - implied dullness for belittlement, and feigned surprise for utter agreement.
- interj. Used to indicate that one did not hear what was said.
- interj. Used to create a tag question.
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