pshaw

[shaw]
noun
  1. an exclamation of “pshaw!”
verb (used without object)
  1. to say “pshaw.”
verb (used with object)
  1. to say “pshaw” at or to.

Origin of pshaw

First recorded in 1665–75
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British Dictionary definitions for pshaw

pshaw

interjection
  1. rare an exclamation of disgust, impatience, disbelief, etc
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Word Origin and History for pshaw
interj.

exclamation of contempt or rejection, by 1670s.

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