Resources › For Students and Parents Types of Interjections Share Flipboard Email Print fizkes / Getty Images For Students and Parents Homework Help Homework Tips Learning Styles & Skills Study Methods Time Management Private School Test Prep College Admissions College Life Graduate School Business School Law School Distance Learning View More by Grace Fleming Grace Fleming has a master's degree in education and is an academic advisor and college enrollment counselor. She lectures and writes about study skills. Updated March 22, 2019 Interjections are words or phrases that express emotions. You might use an interjection to express surprise (Wow!), confusion (Huh?), or outrage (No!). You may use interjections in casual and in creative writing. You should not use interjections in formal writing, like book reports and research papers. 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! Verb as an interjection: Clap! He deserves some applause for that performance. Adverb as an interjection: Nope! You cannot go into that room until I give you permission. What Do Interjections Look Like? One word: Wow!Phrase: I’m shocked! List of Interjections Baloney! I don't agree with that! Cheers! Good tidings! Duh! That makes sense! Eureka! I found it! EEK! That's scary! Get out! I don't believe it! Golly! I'm amazed! Gee! Really? Huh? What was that? Incredible! That's amazing! Jinx! Bad luck! Ka-boom! Bang! Look! See that! My! Oh dear! Never! I hope that never happens. Oops! I've had an accident. Phooey! I don't believe it! Quit! Stop that! Rats! That's not good! Shoot! I don't like that! Tsk tsk! Shame on you! Ugh! Not good! Woot! Hurray! Wow! Amazing Continue Reading Examples and Uses of Interjections in English Notes on Interjections, the Outlaws of English Grammar The 9 Parts of Speech in Grammar Learn six common sentence patterns in English What Does the French Expression Oh Là Là Really Mean? Holy Cow! 100 English Interjections and Exclamations An Introduction to Exclamatory Sentences Foundations of Grammar in Italian Discover Titillating Types of Sound Effects in Language What Are Constituents in English Grammar? 100 Key Terms Used in the Study of English Grammar What Are Function Words in English Grammar? Playing Scrabble in Spanish? Here Are the 2-Letter Words The Use of the Modifier More in English Um, Is This, You Know, a Filler Word? What Are Verbals in Traditional English Grammar?