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Definition of "phew" [phew]

  • Used to express relief, fatigue, surprise, or disgust. (interjection)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "phew" in a sentence
  • "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."