faugh
interjection Date: 1542 — used to express contempt, disgust, or abhorrence

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Faugh — Faugh, interj. [Cf. {Foh}.] An exclamation of contempt, disgust, or abhorrence. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • faugh — [fô: ] conventionalized pronun.; actually, an expulsion of air, often with vibration of the lips interj. used to express disgust, scorn, etc …   English World dictionary

  • faugh — interjection /fɔː/ An exclamation of disgust, especially for a smell, or contempt. The very scent of the carrion faugh reached my nostrils at the distance where we stood …   Wiktionary

  • faugh — /fɔ/ (say faw) interjection (an exclamation of disgust): *Fancy a fellow marrying a girl like that, plain as a pikestaff, and gives herself airs – faugh! –mary gaunt, 1897 …   Australian English dictionary

  • faugh — /pf/; spelling pron. /faw/, interj. (used to express contempt or disgust.) [1535 45] * * * …   Universalium

  • faugh — fɔː interj. exclamation of disgust or repugnance …   English contemporary dictionary

  • faugh — [fɔ:] exclamation expressing disgust …   English new terms dictionary

  • faugh — [[t]pf[/t]] spelling pron. [[t]fɔ[/t]] interj. (used to express contempt or disgust.) • Etymology: 1535–45 …   From formal English to slang

  • faugh —  fallow …   A glossary of provincial and local words used in England

  • faugh — a forcefully articulated p sound or a forceful trilling of the lips; often read as ˈfȯ interjection used to express contempt, disgust, or abhorrence …   Useful english dictionary

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