• (British, America) IPA: [ɯx], [ɯχ], [ʌx], [ʌχ], [ʌɡ], [ʌk], [ʊx], [ʊχ], [ʊk], [ʊ], [ʌ᷈]
  1. Used to express repugnance, disgust, or annoyance.
    Ugh! The bread in the pantry has gone moldy.
    • 1855, Robert Browning, “Childe Roland to the Dark Tower Came”, XXI:
      [...] It may have been a water-rat I speared, / But, ugh! it sounded like a baby's shriek.
Synonyms Translations
  • French: beurk
  • German: igitt, pfui
  • Italian: che schifo
  • Portuguese: agh
  • Russian: фу
  • Spanish: puf, guácala (Mexico), fuchi (Mexico), fúchila (Mexico), aj

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