ooh

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • v ooh express admiration and pleasure by uttering `ooh' or `aah' "They oohed and aahed when they unwrapped the presents"
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Usage

In literature:

Ooh, but how she hated the infant crying in the night.
"Women in Love" by D. H. Lawrence
Lise listens, and listens, ooh, how she listens!
"The Possessed" by Fyodor Dostoevsky
Ooh, aha-ha ha ha, Ha, ha, ha, ha, ha!
"Dragon's blood" by Henry Milner Rideout
Whe-ooh, ooh, ooh, ooh, ooh!
"More Songs From Vagabondia" by Bliss Carman and Richard Hovey
Ooh-ooh, how it would go in!
"The House with the Green Shutters" by George Douglas Brown
For instance, the flowering kaia-ooh!
"Terribly Intimate Portraits" by Noël Coward
Boo-ooh: that's how the wind goes; and then the branches move.
"The Hidden Force" by Louis Couperus
Ooh, I don't like to think about it.
"Nan Sherwood's Summer Holidays" by Annie Roe Carr
Ooh la la, le Sacre Coeur!
"Modern Essays" by John Macy
Ooh, but he is so funny!
"The Forged Note" by Oscar Micheaux
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In poetry:

How slight a thing may set one's fancy drifting
Upon the dead sea of the Past!--A view--
Sometimes an odor--or a rooster lifting
A far-off "OOH! OOH-OOH!"
"Honey Dripping From The Comb" by James Whitcomb Riley
Now the centre that Sam's lot were holding
Ran around a place called Badajoz.
Where the Spaniards had put up a bastion
And ooh …! what a bastion it was.
"Sam's Christmas Pudding" by Marriott Edgar
Good heavens! My memory’s failing.
What time do they close around here?
That’s the worst of a rotten bad memory—
I’ve forgotten the wife’s supper beer.
Ooh I won’t half cop it!
"The Memory Man" by Billy Bennett

In news:

Kahil El'zabar's Ritual Trio Featuring Pharoah Sanders Ooh Live.
Let's See, Who's the Patron Saint of ' Ooh '.
" Ooh La La" at the Paradise Lounge.
Ooh, ooh, we need to get that five-star lineman from Birmingham.
Let's See, Who's the Patron Saint of 'Ooh'.
As sexy as your favorite skin-tight dress and heels can be, believe it or not, hair has the same ability to create that certain ooh-la-la feeling.
Marine runs in the family, Ooh Rah .
A Towering Masterpiece That'll Have Everyone Oohing.
Ooh-whee-ooh, Tweezer looks just like Weezer.
Ooh, Spooky — as in the DJ.
Best of 2011 PD/OOH #3.
"If an idea pops in my head and it makes me laugh, but I think, 'Ooh, I shouldn't do that,' it's then I know I probably should make a print about it.".
One-Pan Pork Oriental : Ooh La La.
Ooh, I hate those meter reader guys.
Unlike the internet's most famous double rainbow admirer, I didn't ooh and ahh, but just snapped the photo then came inside to share it with you.
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In science:

N H2 − CαH R − C OOH where N H2 is the amine group and C OOH is the acidic group (except for proline, which has an imine group).
Protein folding and heteropolymers
N H2 − CαH − CH2 − C − CH − N H − C6H4 − C OOH The smallest residue is glycine, which is just a single H atom, and thus non chiral, and the largest is tryptophan, which contains ten heavy (non hydrogen) atoms.
Protein folding and heteropolymers
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