harumph

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Onomatopoeia.

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PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /həˈɹʌmf/
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  • Hyphenation: ha‧rumph

InterjectionEdit

harumph

  1. An expression of disdain, disbelief, protest, refusal or dismissal.
    Harumph! She is welcome to try, but I'm not going to bother helping.

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NounEdit

harumph (plural harumphs)

  1. An expression of disdain, disbelief, protest, or dismissal; a huff, grunt, or snort.
    I didn't get a harumph out of that guy.
    Give the governor a harumph.

VerbEdit

harumph (third-person singular simple present harumphs, present participle harumphing, simple past and past participle harumphed)

  1. To dislike, protest, or dismiss.

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