phut

/ (fʌt) informal /

noun

a representation of a muffled explosive sound

adverb

go phut to break down or collapse

Nearby words

  1. phthisis,
  2. phub,
  3. phugoid,
  4. phuket,
  5. phumiphon aduldet,
  6. phyco-,
  7. phycobilin,
  8. phycobiont,
  9. phycocyanin,
  10. phycoerythrin

Word Origin for phut

C19: of imitative origin

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