What Is an Interjection?
Interjections are words or phrases that express emotions. You might use an interjection to express surprise (Wow!), confusion (Huh?), or outrage (No!).
You can use a noun, a verb, or an adverb as an interjection.
Noun as an interjection:
- Foolishness! Your dog is not smarter than my dog!
- Clap! He deserves some applause for that performance.
- Nope! You cannot go into that room until I give you permission.
What Do Interjections Look Like?Interjections can be made of one word or they can be made of entire phrases that include a subject and a verb.
One word: Wow!
Phrase: I’m shocked!
List of Interjections
|Baloney!||I don't agree with that!|
|Duh!||That makes sense!|
|Eureka!||I found it!|
|Get out!||I don't believe it!|
|Huh?||What was that?|
|Never!||I hope that never happens.|
|Oops!||I've had an accident.|
|Phooey!||I don't believe it!|
|Rats!||That's not good!|
|Shoot!||I don't like that!|
|Tsk tsk!||Shame on you!|