- 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.
- British & World English dictionary
Entry from British & World English dictionary
noun[mass noun] informal
- When you've got that much oof, he said, it's hard to spend it, and he and his other senior execs spend an incredible number of hours in the day working for the firm.
- Strike while the iron's hot and save yourself some oof.
Late 19th century: from Yiddish oyf 'on', tish 'table', i.e. 'on the table' (referring to money in gambling).
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