Oho

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • interj Oho An exclamation of surprise, etc.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • oho Oh! ha! aha!: an exclamation expressing a somewhat scornful surprise, a taunt, a self-congratulatory exultation, or a bantering address.
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Usage

In literature:

On this being mentioned, Oho!
"Memoirs of Carwin the Biloquist" by Charles Brockden Brown
Oho, she's engaged to me!
"The Case of the Golden Bullet" by Grace Isabel Colbron, and Augusta Groner
At the first words which he uttered, I said to myself: 'Oho!
"The Life of the Fly" by J. Henri Fabre
Oho, if you are of that opinion, you may disabuse your mind of it!
"Maurice Guest" by Henry Handel Richardson
Oho, he was a man of plenty!
"By Reef and Palm" by Louis Becke
Thinks I to myself: 'Oho!
"Lord Jim" by Joseph Conrad
Yes, you may all cry 'Oho!
"The Awkward Age" by Henry James
Oho, I tell you, gentlemen, that same Palmyre is a wonderful animal!
"The Grandissimes" by George Washington Cable
Oho, he thinks he will move there, does he?
"When William Came" by Saki
Oho, it is a pretty trick he has played us!
"The Curious Book of Birds" by Abbie Farwell Brown
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In poetry:

DICK. You must submit, you are but slaves;
A lady she! Oho! Oho!
You lowly toilers of the waves,
She spurns you all — I told you so!
"HMS Pinafore: Act I" by William Schwenck Gilbert
"Oho!" then quoth I, and "aha!" murmured she,
With as pretty a curtsy as ever you 'd see;
"Won't you pause?" I inquired; "I don't mind," said her mien,
So we looked, side by side, from the Bridge of Luckeen.
"The Bridge At Luckeen" by Clinton Scollard
"Oho!" the Captain said, "I see!
And is she then so very strong?"
"She'd take your honour's scruff," said he
"And pitch you over to Bolong!"
"I pardon you," the Captain said,
"The fair BABETTE you needn't wed."
"Babette's Love" by William Schwenck Gilbert

In news:

Opsales launches Old Harbor Outfitters ( OHO ) brand sunglasses designed for the dedicated fisherman.
Data from the Oho Ag Statistics Service shows an increase of 13.6 percent for bare cropland in Ohio.
Collective Oho Group and an installation by Group "i," a performance art group from Japan who will recreate a 1966 installation consisting of 12 tons of gravel on a conveyor belt, symbolizing the rebuilding of post-war Japan.
2 miles East of St Rt 48 and US 40 in Englewood,Oho.
Former Ohio State football coach Jim Tressel speaks after being introduced as the new vice president for strategic engagement at the University of Akron Thursday, Feb 2, 2012, in Akron, Oho.
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