from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • interj. Used to express horror, disgust, or repugnance.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • interj. Used to express repugnance, disgust, boredom, annoyance, tiredness, or horror.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • interj. An exclamation expressive of disgust, horror, or recoil. Its utterance is usually accompanied by a shudder.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • An expression of horror or aversion, usually accompanied by a shudder.


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