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phooey

interjection phoo·ey \ˈfü-ē\

—used to express disbelief, disappointment, or a strong dislike for something

Full Definition of PHOOEY

—used to express repudiation or disgust

Examples of PHOOEY

  1. <phooey, I can't believe we did so poorly in the rankings of the best places to live>

First Known Use of PHOOEY

1919

Related to PHOOEY

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

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