Ouch in Scrabble Dictionary

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Is ouch a Scrabble word?

Yes. The word ouch is a Scrabble US word. The word ouch is worth 9 points in Scrabble:

O1U1C3H4

Is ouch a Scrabble UK word?

Yes. The word ouch is a Scrabble UK word and has 9 points:

O1U1C3H4

Is ouch a Words With Friends word?

Yes. The word ouch is a Words With Friends word. The word ouch is worth 10 points in Words With Friends (WWF):

O1U2C4H3

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Valid words made from Ouch

You can make 9 words from 'ouch' in our Scrabble US and Canada dictionary.


4 letters words from 'ouch'

CHOU 9OUCH 9

3 letters words from 'ouch'

HOC 8OCH 8

2 letters words from 'ouch'

CH 7HO 5
OH 5OU 2
UH 5 

All 4 letters words made out of ouch

ouch uoch ocuh couh ucoh cuoh ouhc uohc ohuc houc uhoc huoc ochu cohu ohcu hocu chou hcou ucho cuho uhco huco chuo hcuo

Note: these 'words' (valid or invalid) are all the permutations of the word ouch. These words are obtained by scrambling the letters in ouch.

Definitions and meaning of ouch

ouch

Etymology 1

Uncertain. Some sources say the interjection is attested since 1838 (and specifically in American English) and derives ultimately from German autsch, perhaps specifically via Pennsylvania German outch (cry of pain), as early attestations of the interjection are from Pennsylvania. However, others say the interjection is a "mere" or "natural" exclamation attested since the mid 1600s, and the 1933 OED cites one instance of a verb "ouch" in 1654, "Sancho Pancas Runs Ouching round the mountaine like a ranck-Asse".

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈaʊtʃ/
  • Rhymes: -aʊtʃ

Interjection

ouch

  1. An expression of one's own physical pain.
    Ouch! You stepped on my toe! That hurt!
  2. An expression in sympathy at another's pain.
    Ouch! Her sunburn looks awful.
  3. A reply to an insult seen as savage (frequently one that is tongue-in-cheek or joking).
    Ouch. How could you say that?
  4. An expression of disappointment.
    Ouch, I really wanted to do that.
  5. (slang) Expressing surprise at the high price of something.
    Ouch, one hundred thousand dollars for a car! I could never afford that!
Synonyms
  • (in all of the above senses): ow, owie, youch, yow, yowch
Translations

Etymology 2

Variant forms.

Noun

ouch (plural ouches)

  1. Alternative form of ouche

References

Anagrams

  • Chou, Chūō, chou

French

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /uʃ/

Interjection

ouch

  1. interjection expressing a sharp pain: ouch!

Synonyms

  • (expression of pain): aïe, ahi, ouille, ayoye (Quebec)

Source: wiktionary.org
  • a socket in which a precious stone is set.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)