verb (used without object)
verb (used with object)
Origin of pshaw
Examples from the Web for pshaw
"Pshaw, you cannot refuse the last request of a lady;" and Samson yielded.Women of History|Anonymous
Mrs. Peck stared at me a moment, moving some valued morsel in her mouth; then she exclaimed, familiarly, 'Pshaw!'
As he spoke he looked more wistfully than ever towards his leader, who said "Pshaw!"The Perpetual Curate|Mrs [Margaret] Oliphant
He had heard very little of that mother's history; perhaps she——Pshaw!Aurora Floyd, Vol. II (of 3)|M. E. (Mary Elizabeth) Braddon
Pshaw, I only meant, it wasnt fordable to the enemy: no, poor devils!The Mirror of Taste, and Dramatic Censor|Stephen Cullen Carpenter
British Dictionary definitions for pshaw
Word Origin and History for pshaw
exclamation of contempt or rejection, by 1670s.