whew

[ hwyoo ]
/ ʰwyu /

interjection

(a whistling exclamation or sound expressing astonishment, dismay, relief, etc.)

noun

an utterance of “whew.”

Origin of whew

First recorded in 1505–15; imitative
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whew

/ (hwjuː) /

interjection

an exclamation or sharply exhaled breath expressing relief, surprise, delight, etc
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