There are 2 definitions of oof in English:


Syllabification: oof
Pronunciation: /o͞of


Expressing discomfort, as from sudden exertion or a blow to one’s body.
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  • I know a place on earth we can go, if you guys can - oof!
  • Well you see he has some issues with some guy and we have some and - oof!
  • She closed her eyes, trying to make it all go away and force herself awake, when she ran straight into a soft something that went oof!


natural exclamation: first recorded in English in the mid 19th century.

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Pronunciation: ˌhɪpnə(ʊ)ˈpɒmpɪk
relating to the state immediately preceding waking up

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[mass noun] informal
Money; cash.


late 19th century: from Yiddish oyf 'on', tish 'table', i.e. 'on the table' (referring to money in gambling).

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