Bang, an onomatopoeic word

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Bang, an onomatopoeic word
 

Definition of the onomatopoeic word ‘phew’.

Phew
Pronunciation:
\a voiceless bilabial fricative usually followed by a voiceless (y)ü or ue sound; often read as ˈf(y)ü\
Function:
interjection
Date:
1604

1 —used to express relief or fatigue
2 —used to express disgust at or as if at an unpleasant odor


phew. (2008). In Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary.
Retrieved May 15, 2008, from http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/phew
 
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