phooey

interjection phoo·ey \ ˈfü-ē \

Definition of phooey

used to express repudiation or disgust

Examples of phooey in a Sentence

  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

phooey Synonyms

Synonyms

fie, phew, ugh, yech (or yecch), yuck (also yuk);

Near Antonyms

yum-yum;

Related Words

ah, bah, boo, humph, pish, pooh, pshaw, sheesh, tush, tut, tut-tut;

alack, alas, woe;


PHOOEY Defined for English Language Learners

phooey

interjection

Definition of phooey for English Language Learners

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



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