Example sentences for: interjection

How can you use “interjection” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Cotgrave has:— Deâ , an interjection, as Dâ, ouy de^ [the circumflex over the a is not mine, but Cotgrave's], yes, truly, verily, without doubt also, a tearme of expostulation [note this]; as deâ, qui vous mouvoit ?

  • [Anglo-Australian] Interjection, verb . Negative reply to an unwelcome suggestion.

  • Foot as an interjection expressing irritation (“Oh, foot, I've lost my glasses again”) is a Southernism first recorded in a 1953 issue of The New Yorker . It might originally be from the obsolete interjection Christ's foot!

  • The interjection word wau (Wow!) can be heard on radio or television.

  • It enjoys life not only as an interjection but also as a noun ("The movie's real duh of a raison d'être"-- Village Voice ) and an adjective ("That's so duh you've got to smile"-- Los Angeles Times ). Bummer , one 1960s word that really did get its start in the '60s drug culture, is also proving its hardiness, a testament both to the term's euphony and to the ubiquity of bummers in the world at large.


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