oho

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See also: ōhō

English[edit]

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oho

  1. Expressing surprise or gloating realisation; aha.
    • 1880, Lucy Bethia Walford, Troublesome Daughters:
      "There is Kate, taking no heed of anybody; sensible old darling — she goes at her tea and cake — Oho! she has not touched them!"
    • 1914, Rupert Hughes, What Will People Say?:
      "Oho, my boy, that's the woman who keeps you here! Mrs. Neff hinted at it, but I wouldn't believe it till I had it from you."
    • 1988, Thomas Flanagan, The Tenants of Time:
      "Oho," he said, "a vile thing to say. It is. I am losing check upon my tongue, it is running free like a riderless horse. And I don't give a damn. I can say at last what I wanted for years to say, years of being politic and demure. No longer."
    • 1997, Bruce A Shuman, Beyond the library of the future:
      "Oho! Now I see where he's going with this, Frank thinks. Would have seen it earlier if I hadn't been so tired."

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oho

  1. oho, aha

Finnish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈoho/, [ˈo̞ɦo̞]
  • Rhymes: -oho
  • Syllabification: o‧ho

Interjection[edit]

oho

  1. oops, whoops-a-daisy (acknowledgment of minor mistake)
  2. wow, whoa, oh, ooh, ay, chihuahua (an indication of excitement or surprise)

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