Definition of Interjection


An Interjection is a word that expresses a sudden feeling such as anger, fear, worry, joy, happiness, surprise, pain or pleasure or agreement with just a word or two. They have no grammatical relation to the rest of the sentence.

Often exclamation point (!) is used after interjections.

Interjection Examples :-


Definition of Interjections in English

The term inteere' which means 'to cast'. Thus ,the word interjection means 'thrown among' the words in a sentence.

List of Interjections


Ack disgust, dismissal
Ah triumph, surprise, ridicule


A: aah, aha, ahem, ahh, ahoy, alas, arg, aw

B: bam, bingo, blah, boo, bravo, brrr

C: cheers, congratulations

D: dang, drat, darn, duh

E: eek, eh, encore, eureka

F: fie, fiddlesticks

G: gadzooks, gee, gee whiz, golly, goodbye, goodness, good grief, gosh

H: ha-ha, hallelujah, hello, hey, hmm, holy buckets, holy cow,

holy smokes, hot dog, huh?, humph, hurray

O: oh, oh dear, oh my, oh well, oops, ouch, ow

P: phew, phooey, pooh, pow

R: rats

S: shh, shoo

T: thanks, there, tut-tut

U: uh-huh, uh-oh, ugh

W: wahoo, well, whew, whoa, whoops, wow

Y: yay, yeah, yes, yikes, yippee, yo, yuck

Interjection Example with Sentences

Ah, there you are!

Bravo! we won the match.

Oh dear! You must take care of yourself.

Whew, that was close.

Shh! It's a library.

Aah! The monster's got me!

Ahh, now I see what you mean.

Aww! Just look at that kitten.

Bingo! That's exactly what we were looking for!

So that was all she said, eh?

Eww! That movie was so gory.

Oops! Sorry I didn't see those skates there.

Ouch, that hurt! Stop pinching me!

Whew! I can't believe we actually finished it all.