phut

noun
\ ft, ˈfət \
plural -s

Definition of phut

: a dull sound of impact (as of a bullet or distant shell) : a light thud phut of a tennis ball against a racket— H. V. Morton often used interjectionally to express a feeling of hopelessnessotherwise—phut— S. H. Adams

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“Phut.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/phut. Accessed 7 December 2019.

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