Definition of humph in English:


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Pronunciation: /hʌmf
, h(ə)mf


Used to express slightly scornful doubt or dissatisfaction: Humph! I suppose I’d better take him
More example sentences
  • Gah, I hate it when it says the service is busy too… humph.
  • Humph, well, it's not my fault that you're not going to the hippest party of the year.


natural utterance: first recorded in English in the mid 16th century.

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