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

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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fie, phooey, ugh, yech (or yecch), yuck (also yuk)

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First Known Use of phew

1604, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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

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