Definitions for ouchaʊtʃ

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary


  1. (used to express sudden pain or dismay.)

Origin of ouch:

1830–40, Amer.; < G autsch


  1. a clasp, buckle, or brooch for holding a garment together. an ornamental brooch set with gems.

    Category: Jewelry

  2. the setting of a precious stone.

    Category: Jewelry

* Archaic..

Origin of ouch:

1325–75; ME ouche, for nouche < OF nosche < Frankish


  1. ouch(Interjection)

    An expression of one's own physical pain.

    Ouch! You stepped on my toe! That hurt!

  2. ouch(Interjection)

    An expression in sympathy at another's pain.

    Ouch! Her sunburn looks awful.

  3. ouch

    A reply to an insult (frequently one that is tongue-in-cheek or joking).

    Ouch. How could you say that?

  4. ouch

    An expression of disappointment.

    Ouch, I really wanted to do that.

  5. ouch

    Expressing surprise at the high price of something.

    Ouch, one hundred thousand dollars for a car! I could never afford that!


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