how to pronounce ouch


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The above transcription of ouch is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association. You can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

ouch is pronounced in one syllable

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An example use of ouch in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… you get hurt don't say ouch go or I …”

meanings of ouch


  1. A reply to an insult seen as savage (frequently one that is tongue-in-cheek or joking).
  2. An expression in sympathy at another's pain.
  3. Expressing surprise at the high price of something.
  4. An expression of disappointment.
  5. An expression of one's own physical pain.


  1. Alternative form of ouche.

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