Ugh

What does ugh mean?

Disappointed

Ugh is the sound a person sometimes makes when disgusted, disappointed, or exhausted. While people typically speak it out loud, they may also use it online, in emails, and in texts to convey a sense of dread or frustration.

Ugh is such a well-known phrase that pretty much everyone will understand what you mean when you use it. You may use it at the beginning or end of a sentence or just as a standalone reaction to something distressing.

Examples of when people use it include hearing that their midterm has been moved up a week, reacting to your favorite athlete getting injured, or seeing the celebrity couple you've shipped for years is breaking up.

Example

"ugh, I don't want to go to class today..."

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Last Updated: May 4, 2021

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