What does bah mean?

bah meaning in General Dictionary

An exclamation expressive of extreme contempt

View more

  • An exclamation expressive of severe contempt.

bah meaning in Etymology Dictionary

exclamation of contempt, 1817, maybe c.1600, most likely from French bah, Old French ba, expressing surprise, scorn, dismay. Perhaps merely an all-natural exclamation in such situations; compare Greek babai!, an exclamation of surprise.


bah meaning in General Dictionary

(interj.) An exclamation expressive of extreme contempt.