Definition of "aah" [aah]

  • Used to express pleasure, satisfaction, surprise, or great joy. (interjection)
  • To exclaim in pleasure, satisfaction, surprise, or great joy: The crowd was oohing and aahing beside the panda's enclosure. (verb-intransitive)
  • To exclaim in pleasure or surprise (verb)

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Use "aah" in a sentence
  • "While his hands are (or were) squeaky clean, he's just dragged them across a splattered palette of germs collected from every patient he's seen today, yesterday, or maybe even last week, and now - open up and say "aah" - those hands are headed straight for your unguarded mouth."
  • ""aah" -- doesn't she sound like the violins in the scary music they use in"
  • "I made the "aah" sound and told him he would have to endure a reminiscence."