An expression of one's own physical pain.
Ouch! You stepped on my toe! That hurt!
An expression in sympathy at another's pain.
Ouch! Her sunburn looks awful.
A reply to an insult (frequently one that is tongue-in-cheek or joking).
Ouch. How could you say that?
An expression of disappointment.
Ouch, I really wanted to do that.
Expressing surprise at the high price of something.
Ouch, one hundred thousand dollars for a car! I could never afford that!
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
owch, n. a jewel or ornament, esp. one in the form of a clasp: the socket of a precious stone. [O. Fr. nouche, nosche, from Teut., cf. Old High Ger. nusca, a clasp.]
The numerical value of ouch in Chaldean Numerology is: 3
The numerical value of ouch in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2
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Ouch, states have tools in their arsenal to make life miserable for issuers and to levy fines and force rescissions of completed offerings if the sales are made through anyone other than a licensed broker-dealer.
Wow, ouch ... It actually seems to minimize the importance of water conservation when you're fining the wealthiest municipality $61,000, which is pocket change for most of the people you see walking up and down this street.
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