Definition of ugh in English:

ugh

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Pronunciation: /ʊh
 
, ʌh
 
, əː
 
, ʊx, ʌg/

exclamation

informal
  • Used to express disgust or horror: ugh—what’s this disgusting object?
    More example sentences
    • I would prefer to do it myself, but I can't at the moment, I know that… ugh, I feel disgusting.
    • Afterwards, though, I headed back to my room and had dinner by myself from the room service menu - ugh!
    • Yes, it can be totally inconvenient, and some aspects can be pretty uncomfortable (like killer cramps - ugh!)

Origin

mid 18th century: imitative.

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