(used as an exclamation of mild contempt or impatience.)
an exclamation of “pish!”
to say “pish.”
to say “pish” at or to.
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How to use pish in a sentence
pish: no more, Thy gall sures ouer throwne; these are my Councell,And we were now in serious discourse.The Fatal Dowry | Philip Massinger
Exemplify the sibilant impurity with such syllables as pish, false, traitress, miscreant.The Ontario Readers: The High School Reader, 1886 | Ministry of Education
Apician, a-pish′yan, adj. relating to Apicius, the Roman epicurean in the time of Tiberius: luxurious and expensive in diet.
Oftentimes we laughed at our own blunders, as when I told Mary, one day, that pish was the Dakota for fish.Mary and I | Stephen Return Riggs
All the light I am able to give the reader at present is this, that the moment my father cried pish!The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman | Laurence Sterne
British Dictionary definitions for pish
an exclamation of impatience or contempt
to make this exclamation at (someone or something)
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