\ a strong p- sound or lip trill; often read as ˈfȯ(ḵ) How to pronounce faugh (audio) \

Definition of faugh

used to express contempt, disgust, or abhorrence

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Examples of faugh in a Sentence

faugh! I will not tolerate such ill-mannered behavior in my house!

First Known Use of faugh

1542, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of faugh was in 1542

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“Faugh.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/faugh. Accessed 2 Jul. 2020.

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