phew

[ fyoo, pfyoo, whyoo ]
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interjection
  1. (used as an exclamation to express disgust, exhaustion, surprise, impatience, relief, etc.): Phew, it's hot!

Origin of phew

1
First recorded in 1595–1605

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British Dictionary definitions for phew

phew

/ (fjuː) /


interjection
  1. an exclamation of relief, surprise, disbelief, weariness, etc

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