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faugh

[pf; spelling pronunciation faw] /pf; spelling pronunciation fɔ/
interjection
1.
(used to express contempt or disgust.)
Origin of faugh
1535-1545
First recorded in 1535-45
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  • faugh, theres an ugly name, my girl, for such mothers as yours!

  • I shall suffer, to yield so pretty and pure a gem to the coronet of—faugh!

    Paul Clifford, Complete Edward Bulwer-Lytton
  • I'm sorry 'tis not to your liking; maybe I should cry 'faugh!'

    Sea-Dogs All!

    Tom Bevan
  • On the moor with the wind blowing about one 'twas a pleasure to be, but faugh!

  • O, these that have no sap of retort and obtuse wit in them: faugh!

  • You can obey if you like, but it's the last run I make with this—faugh!

    To The Front Charles King
  • Probably the author of it has read "Liza of Lambeth," and said faugh!

    Books and Persons Arnold Bennett
  • I will awake you when we get to Reading, where the biscuits are made you used to sell, faugh!

    Gladys, the Reaper

    Anne Beale
  • faugh, he don't know no more why he's a Republican than a yeller dog'd know!

    In the Arena Booth Tarkington
  • Still, smells are brought over in samples by missionaries and men like you, and people say ‘faugh!’

    The Pools of Silence H. de Vere Stacpoole
British Dictionary definitions for faugh

faugh

/fɔː/
interjection
1.
an exclamation of disgust, scorn, etc
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