He caught it up, removed the stopper, then put it down with an impatient “pish!”
The result was that Brace tore up the letter with an impatient “pish!”
pish, I understand not the rhetoric (theoric, I should say), but I help myself somewhat by the practice.
Uncle Zachie had been standing at the door leading into his workshop, hesitating whether to remain, with a pish!
"pish for the School Board," cried the voice that was wont to be so calm.
So he goes on slap-dashing about, shuttle-cocking back every new delivery, saying "pish!"
The trapper Rube, who up to this time had said nothing, now drew the attention of all by abruptly exclaiming, “pish!”
The two men indignantly declared that they had spoken the truth; but with an impatient “pish!”
Frank Morrison jumped up in his chair, scowling angrily; but he threw himself back again with a contemptuous “pish!”
The case was exactly opposite with respect to pish: I mean so far as the alteration of two of its letters is concerned.
exclamation of contempt, attested from 1590s.