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phew

interjection \a voiceless bilabial fricative usually followed by a voiceless (y)ü or ue sound; often read as ˈf(y)ü\

—used to show that you are relieved, tired, hot, or disgusted

Full Definition of PHEW

1
—used to express relief or fatigue
2
—used to express disgust at or as if at an unpleasant odor
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First Known Use of PHEW

1604

Related to PHEW

Synonyms
faugh, fie, yuck, phooey, rats, ugh, yech (or yecch)

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