phew

[ fyoo, pfyoo, whyoo ]
/ fyu, pfyu, whyu /

interjection

(used as an exclamation to express disgust, exhaustion, surprise, impatience, relief, etc.): Phew, it's hot!

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Origin of phew

First recorded in 1595–1605
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British Dictionary definitions for phew

phew
/ (fjuː) /

interjection

an exclamation of relief, surprise, disbelief, weariness, etc
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