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[pf; spelling pronunciation faw]
  1. (used to express contempt or disgust.)
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Origin of faugh

First recorded in 1535–45
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Examples from the Web for faugh

Historical Examples of faugh

  • Faugh, theres an ugly name, my girl, for such mothers as yours!

    The 'Mind the Paint' Girl

    Arthur Pinero

  • 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!

British Dictionary definitions for faugh


  1. an exclamation of disgust, scorn, etc
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