bah


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bah

 (bä, bă)
interj.
Used to express impatient rejection or contempt.

bah

(bɑː; bæ)
interj
an expression of contempt or disgust

bah

(bɑ, bæ)

interj.
(used as an exclamation of contempt or annoyance.)
[1600–10]
Translations

bah

[bɑː] EXCL¡bah!

bah

[ˈbæ ˈbɑː] exclbah
References in classic literature ?
"Bah!" said D'Artagnan, "they will miss me; if they fire we will ride after the carriage, and exterminate those who may be in it.
"Bah, let us enjoy that pleasure," said Aramis, with his mild and careless manner.
"Oh, bah! there are two days yet; 'tis much more than you require, Monsieur Percerin," said D'Artagnan, in the coolest possible manner.
"Bah!" said the musketeer, laughing, "and do we write no more poems now, either?"
"Bah!" said Conseil, philosophically; "we can hold out some time yet."
"Bah!" retorted Passepartout, with an air of raillery.
Of me the Courtiers took no notice whatever: but Sylvie and Bruno were the subject of many inquisitive looks, and many whispered remarks, of which I only distinctly caught one--made by a sly-looking Dachshund to his friend "Bah wooh wahyah hoobah Oobooh, hah bah?" ("She's not such a bad-looking Human, is she?")
'Bah!' said Jeanne, with a toss of her large but shapely head.
Bah, bah, bah, don't look as from high to low at me!
"Bah!" said Mademoiselle de Montalais, taking her place again; "Madame will breakfast very well without me!"
Bah! Such wishy-washy coffee and only one cigarette."
Bah!" and she went shuffling and sidling on down the gallery toward her room.