A multi use exclaimation.
Comes from immigrants from Scandinavia during the early part of the 20th century. If you are surprised you say "Uff da", if you are disgusted you say "Uff da", over worked? "Uff da"
from norwegian, used to express mild disappointment, similar to "oh my".
uff da, i dropped my pencil.
Interjection signifying exhaustion, weariness, resignation, or overwhelm, especially used by those of Norwegian descent; see 'oofda'. (The Norwegian-American slang equivalent of the Yiddish term oy
Uffda! 17 miles is a long walk!
One of those international exclamations that have made it to areas where there is some Scandinavian populations. It can express joy, frustration, bewilderment, etc.
The term Uff Da! can be found on many items at a Scandinavian shop - such as coffee mugs, license plate frames, etc.
It is an analogue of such words in other languages as "oy vey" or "carumba."
In Norway, Charlie Brown says, "Uff Da!" instead of "Good grief!"
Lars: The government is going to audit my income tax!
Henrik: Uff Da!
Thor: Did you see that hottie over there?
Leffe: Uff Da!
Henrik: Can you believe that Norway is only 100 years old this year?
Roar: Uff Da!
Scandanavian origin. Used to express compassion, empathy, or annoyance.
used as a word of Empathy: Your boyfriend just lost his job, you simply say, "Uff da."
used as a word of annoyance: As a teacher, your students miss the directions to the assignment due to chattering. Teacher murmurs, "Uff da."
A slang word that originated from Scandinavia, and is popularly used by people of Westby, Wisconsin to describe everything, since our town was settled by Norwegians and we even have a freaking "Uff da Mart"
"Uff da I dropped my pencil"
"Uff da I failed my test"
"Uff da I just fell"
"Uff da I like that boy"
A: An expression that can be used for pretty much anything!
B: A delicious Taco
(1) I have a cold, i've got a headache and I just dropped my new phone in the toilet. Uff Da.. Its been a bad day.
(2) Person sneezes then says " Uff Da"
(3) (Person one) Did you hear about all the people in Haiti that have died..?
(person two) Yah, Uff da..
(4) Hey Lets go get an Uff Da Taco at the fair!