phew
interjection Date: 1604 1. — used to express relief or fatigue 2. — used to express disgust at or as if at an unpleasant odor

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  • Phew — (* 1959) ist eine japanische Sängerin im Bereich der Rock und Jazz Avantgarde. Seit 1980 arbeitete sie mit namhaften Musikern wie Holger Czukay, Jaki Liebezeit, Bill Laswell, Anton Fier, Buckethead, Nicky Skopelitis, Ryuichi Sakamoto oder… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Phew — may refer to:* Phew could be used to express relief *Phew, a Japanese vocalist *King Phew, a character from The Illmoor Chronicles *Kung Phews, a race originating from Chi Fang from the video game Serious Sam II *Phew, 1974 solo album by Claudia… …   Wikipedia

  • phew — [fju:] interjection [Date: 1600 1700; Origin: Sound made by blowing through nearly closed lips] used when you feel tired, hot, or ↑relieved ▪ Phew! We finally did it …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • phew — [ fju ] interjection SPOKEN used for showing that you feel hot, tired, or no longer worried about something: Phew, that s a relief! …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • phew — vocalic gesture expressing weariness, etc., attested from c.1600 …   Etymology dictionary

  • phew — [fyo͞o: ] conventionalized pronun. interj. a breathy, almost whistling sound used variously to express a sense of relief or to express surprise, disgust, etc …   English World dictionary

  • phew — [[t]fju͟ː[/t]] EXCLAM Phew is used in writing to represent the soft whistling sound that you make when you breathe out quickly, for example when you are relieved or shocked about something or when you are very hot. Phew, what a relief! …   English dictionary

  • phew — mor·phew; phew; …   English syllables

  • phew — /fyooh, pfyooh, whyooh/, interj. (used as an exclamation to express disgust, exhaustion, surprise, impatience, relief, etc.): Phew, it s hot! [1595 1605] * * * …   Universalium

  • phew — UK [fjuː] / US [fju] interjection spoken used for showing that you feel hot, tired, or no longer worried about something Phew, that s a relief! …   English dictionary

  • phew — [fjuː] interjection spoken used for showing that you feel hot, tired, or no longer worried about something Phew, that s a relief![/ex] …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

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