(noun, verb, interjection)


1. Expression of surprise.

- Oh! I didn't see you there.

2. Expression of wonder, amazement, or awe.

- Oh, wow! That's amazing.

3. Expression of understanding, recognition, or realization.

- Oh, so that's how it works.

4. A word to precede an offhand or annoyed remark.

- Oh, leave me alone.

5. A word to precede an added or comment or afterthought.

- Oh, and don't forget your coat.

6. An invocation or address (similar to the vocative in languages with noun declension), often with a tern of endearment.

- Oh, gosh

- Oh, baby

7. Exclamation for drama or emphasis (often poetic).

- Oh, when will it end?

8. Expression of pain. See ouch.

- Oh! That hurt.

9. Space filler or extra syllable, especially in (popular) music.

- oh, oh, oh

10. (interrogative) Expression of mild scepticism

- "You should watch where you're going!" "Oh?"


1. a midwestern state in north central United States in the Great Lakes region

Similar word(s): ohio

Definition categories: location

2. the letter O, o (more commonly spelled o)

3. the digit 0 (especially in representations of speech)

- My telephone number is four-double-three-two-oh-nine.

4. An utterance of oh; a spoken expression of surprise, acknowledgement, etc.


1. (intransitive) To utter the interjection oh; to express surprise, etc.