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- interj. An exclamation of disgust, especially for a smell, or contempt.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- interj. An exclamation of contempt, disgust, or abhorrence.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- An exclamation of disgust, contempt, or abhorrence.
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Philistine, if pressed for the reasons of his dislike, would either become inarticulate, ejaculating "faugh" and "pah" like an old-fashioned
To me there is something repugnant in merely striking a man with one's naked fist — faugh! it is sickening!
But — faugh! — this moral linen of yours smells tainted, just like a winding-sheet.
Becky, too, knew some ladies here and there — French widows, dubious Italian countesses, whose husbands had treated them ill — faugh — what shall we say, we who have moved among some of the finest company of Vanity Fair, of this refuse and sediment of rascals?
I have sworn brother to a leash of drawers, and can drink with any tinker in his own language during my life, — faugh!
Down Fish Street ... faugh, what a smell came up from pools of filth holding decaying scales and skin and fish guts, from heaps of heads and tails and fins!
Now you turn and ran like children from night-shadows, faugh!
I hear their feet (does it not sicken a man, that padding woolly tread! faugh!) on the stairs.
Reading, where the biscuits are made you used to sell, faugh! and be sure to show you Windsor Castle. '
'I was saying, mother, that we are to have a grand wedding, and you must take care not to let anything come out about the shop, faugh! or, indeed, not talk much to the friends I have asked -- Lady Simpson, for instance,'