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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Used to express irritation, disapproval, contempt, or disbelief.

Usage examples (33)
  • My husband actually uses the word "pshaw" on occasion.
  • "You kin 'pshaw' till the cows come home," cried the other heatedly.
  • "It wasn't so very long ago that women Said 'pshaw' when they wanted to let off steam.
  • I mean, pshaw, we are burger lovers from WAY BACK. for more
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