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[pah, pa]
  1. (used as an exclamation of disgust or disbelief.)
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Origin of pah

First recorded in 1585–95
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Historical Examples of pah

  • He did not attach any importance to a boy-and-girl affair; not at all—pah!


    Joseph Conrad and F.M. Hueffer

  • Then I try stand up straight and give the lie, but it say: 'Pah!

  • It came from the pah, whose direction Glenarvan did not know.

  • They walked quickly, trying to avoid the points where they might be seen from the pah.

  • I wouldn't get up at all if it wasn't for Katie Mallard's pah'ty.

British Dictionary definitions for pah


  1. an exclamation of disgust, disbelief, etc
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pah in Medicine


  1. para-aminohippuric acid
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