atishoo


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atishoo

(əˈtɪʃuː)
interj
a representation of the sound of a sneeze
[C19: of imitative origin]
Translations

atishoo

[əˈtɪʃuː] EXCL¡(h)achís!

atishoo

[əˈtɪʃuː] exclatchoum!
References in periodicals archive ?
Ruth Brown grew up in London, and indeed, in British English the sneeze is generally written out atishoo.
In South African English, a sneeze is sometimes written as atishoo and sometimes as kertishoo.
Atishoo, atishoo, we all caught the germs in our handkerchiefs and then went to sterilise our hands, that last line should read.
THIS is swiftly becoming the Atishoo, Atishoo All Fall Down Championship.
Instead of singing "atishoo, atishoo we all fall down" as it recited Ring A Ring O' Roses, the toy recited "a**e, a**e we all fall down".
ATISHOO, ATISHOO, WE ALL FALL DOWN: A violent sneeze helps the rapid spread of the flu virus
It's been like the nursery rhyme ring-a-ring-a-roses when, atishoo, they "all fall down.
The nursery rhyme about "pockets full of posies" and "atishoo, atishoo, all fall down" probably refers to a lethal 'flu epidemic 500 years ago.