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Definition of "phooey" [phooey]

  • Used to express disgust, disbelief, or contempt. (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 "phooey" in a sentence
  • "By the way, the index in The Complete Peanuts does list all occurrences of the word "phooey" and its variant, "fooey"."
  • "I only bring it up because I keep coming across panels in comic books and comic strips that use the word "phooey" that I can't help but think "wow, that would have been good to use on a band flyer.""
  • "On the other hand, oh phooey … middle eastern politics drive us all mad …. kactuz"