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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A whistling exclamation or sound expressing astonishment, dismay or relief upon the avoidance of some pitfall.

Usage examples (33)
  • NTodd has the whole famdamily back together again -- whew!
  • I'm just sayin '- whew!
  • All I can say is, "whew," and I'm glad I went through a licensed realtor to find my new place.
  • "Stable" but 'whew' I installed Deluge and I got version. 5xx. for more
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  • The "ewe" (a female sheep) said "whew" (sound of dismay or relief) when she saw the "hue" (a color or tint) of the farmer's face as he started to "hew" (to chop/shape) the wood of a large "yew" (an evergreen tree). What would "you" have said?
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