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Meaning of EWW

What Does EWW Mean?

The word EWW (sometimes spelt EW) is an exclamation of disgust. It is synonymous with the word "gross".
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Definition for EWW

EWW means "Exclamation of Disgust (see also EW)". This is the most common definition for EWW on Snapchat, WhatsApp, Facebook, and Twitter. Here is some more information about EWW:

Definition:Exclamation of Disgust (Gross!)
2: Quite easy to guess
Typical Users:
Adults and Teenagers
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When I write EWW, I mean this:

meaning of EWW
EWW (or EW) is an interjection meaning "gross".

Examples of EWW in Sentences

Here are examples of EWW being used in conversations:
  • Person A: After mating the female spider eats the male.
  • Person B: EWW.
  • Person A: I would sleep with him if he had a shower and a shave.
  • Person B: EWW.

An Academic Look at EWW

EWW is an interjection. An interjection is not grammatically related to any other part of the sentence. It is included in a sentence (usually at the start) to express a sentiment such as surprise, disgust, joy, excitement, or enthusiasm. In formal writing, interjections are offset from the surrounding words with commas. For example:
  • EWW, that's disgusting.
  • (EWW expresses disgust.)
The word EWW is imitative (like onomatopoeic) as it imitates a sound that occurs naturally. It is similar to "Ah" and "Mmm".

What Did We Used To Say?

Before the digital era, we might have said something like "that's gross" instead of EWW.

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Using EWW on a Cell Phone (SMS Texts, Whatsapp, and Yubl)


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