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steups

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Pronunciation: /stʃuːps
 
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West Indian

Definition of steups in English:

verb

[no object]
Make a noise by sucking air and saliva through the teeth, typically to express annoyance or derision: Ned steupsed and shook his head, looking frustrated
More example sentences
  • When he announced that government had approved the $27 billion plan, many people will have simply steupsed and turned off their television sets.
  • However, when Daniel enquired about Sabrina, Williams steupsed and said, ‘What you asking 'bout she for?’
  • He rolled his eyes heavenward, steupsed, and muttered to himself, ‘This numskull pass for the market!’

noun

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An expression of annoyance or derision made by sucking air and saliva through the teeth.
Example sentences
  • Gibby responded with a protracted steups, adding the State was already dealing with only one.
  • He would squinch up his face in a way that only he could, so that every wrinkle and fold formed perfectly on his forehead, twist his neck, purse his lips tightly and let out a long sweet steups.

Origin

imitative.

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