- Used to express surprise, relief, or a feeling of being very hot or tired: whew—and I thought it was serious!More example sentences
- All those long, languorous movements, eyes locked, bodies welded at the breast, legs entwining whew!
- Speaking of different philosophies on relationships…whew!
- You're almost relieved when you discover that it's mostly beans and rice: whew!
late Middle English: imitative; compare with phew.