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Bah

other word formation type Novel Creation; Interjection
no more, that's all
 
When a certain resource has been exhausted (or should be exhausted), saying 'bah' is used at the start of the phrase that explains its exhaustion, e.g. "Bah! No more!", "Bah! That's enough". Commonly used on pets that are begging for food or toddlers that are crying as an explanation that there should be no more crying.
Etymology : Nonce word that stuck in this situation. Almost always followed by "no more" or "that's enough".
Source : "Bah! That's enough!" - Conversation with mother (ESL) 2000
Last modified: 9 December 2019


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