There are 2 main definitions of ew in English:


Syllabification: ew
Pronunciation: /ˈēo͞o
(also eww)


Used to express disgust or distaste: ew, I’d hate to think what has been trampled into that carpet eww, how can you eat that?
More example sentences
  • We wouldn't like to be the street cleaner who gets that particular beat… eww.
  • I wish I was as tough as the skin on my feet (eww) sometimes.
  • Big hair and pencil skirts (eww) appeared at first.


1970s: imitative.

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