See also: puh.

EnglishEdit

InterjectionEdit

puh

  1. Alternative form of pugh
    • 2010, Anderson, John P., Joyce's Finnegans Wake: The Curse of Kabbalah, volume 4, page 82:
      He was sporting his inky Italian moustaches glistering with Vaseline and perfume. Puh! How uncommentable!

SynonymsEdit

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for puh in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)

AnagramsEdit


DanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

An onomatopoeia: the sound of rapid exhalation.

Used to express emotion beyond compare to the point of which there are no words to describe the setting.

PronunciationEdit

InterjectionEdit

puh!

  1. pooh (expression of dismissal or contempt‚ used when encountering an unpleasant smell)
  2. phew (used to show relief, fatigue, surprise, or disgust)

SynonymsEdit


GermanEdit

PronunciationEdit

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InterjectionEdit

puh!

  1. phew!

Further readingEdit

  • puh” in Duden online

MapudungunEdit

NounEdit

puh (Raguileo spelling)

  1. night

PortugueseEdit

InterjectionEdit

puh

  1. yuck (expression of disgust)
    Synonym: eca

Serbo-CroatianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Slavic *pъlxъ.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

pȕh m (Cyrillic spelling пу̏х)

  1. dormouse

DeclensionEdit