pshaw

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interjection \ˈshȯ\

Definition of pshaw

  1. —used to express irritation, disapproval, contempt, or disbelief

Examples of pshaw in a Sentence

  1. pshaw! anyone else could have done that job in half the time that it took her

1607

First Known Use of pshaw

1607



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