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Date: 1600-1700
Origin: Natural sound

ouch

interjection
     
ouch
a sound that you make when you feel sudden pain:
Ouch! That hurt!
WORD FOCUS: pain WORD FOCUS: pain
pain in different parts of your body: headache, backache, toothache, earache, stomach ache, my leg/arm/neck etc hurts

to feel a lot of pain: be in agony

what you say when something hurts: ouch
pain

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pain

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