- An onomatopoeia: the sound of rapid exhalation one makes when some trying situation is over. (Wiktionary)
“Goodreads manages to keep me updated with your shelf, and phew, that is one hell of a shelf! on June 19, 2009 at 2: 16 pm | Reply Lauren”
“You want to join in on the worlds collective "phew" and "YAY", I know...but let's look at today's M.i.”
“I was like, "phew" then it was our stop and we got off and laughed our heads off.”
“The trees were nearly bare now and outside starlings made electric chirps and a noise that Cal could only think of as a whistled 'phew'.”
“A sharp 'phew' followed by some tongue clicking, and the offer came.”
“The author of it pulled open the door and the whistle tailed off into a faint "phew" at sight of the embarrassed group.”
“She would stay in the room a few seconds, look at the bottles of medicine, and purse her lips as if she were saying "phew," and then would suddenly exclaim: "Oh, I forgot something very important," and would run out of the room leaving behind her a fragrance of choice toilet perfumes.”
“German's good temper, for he shook the drops from his plumed hat with a merry "phew," gaily introducing himself to his comrades as an envoy from the Pollviller regiment.”
“With that, Mr Clare went from the room, and Harry, with a low, long, whistled "phew," sought his bed disconsolately.”
“But the next time I just had to reset the timer to 00: 00 and was like "phew".”
These user-created lists contain the word ‘phew’.
keep it rated G please, thanks!
( open list, randomness )
words (seemingly) formed in imitation of a natural sound
words for quiet sounds
( randomness, descriptive )
Words that can be pronounced identically but are spelled differently. I've started with unusual or extensive sets. In some of these sets, no one speaker would pronounce them all the same. I've trie...
Nowhere else to put these yet.
Words gathered while reading On The Road by Jack Kerouac.
thank you humphre..., oh don't be so da..., my loyal objects, ah yes my loyal s..., i am here today t..., buster gutbucket ..., i therefore hereb..., that i will offer..., to the person who..., hear hear well sa..., our palace you sa..., i was thinking of... and 107 more...
Go on, express that feeling! Cor Blimey!
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