dated or humorous
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Say ‘pshaw’: when I suggested that free trade might dilute Canadian culture, he pshawed
More example sentences
- ‘Oh, I was a stickler for the rules,’ she pshawed, ‘I work in a bar now.’
- Upon hearing Kurtz's notes over the phone, one imagines the rewrite guy pshawing the angle.
- He pshawed me, accused me of being in denial of incipient middle-age and merely affecting to like ‘the crew’ whilst pining for Celine Dion or Dido.
natural exclamation: first recorded in English in the late 17th century.
Definition of pshaw in:
- The US English dictionary