Definition of phew in English:


Syllabification: phew
Pronunciation: /fyo͞o


  • Expressing a strong reaction of relief: phew, what a year!
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    • But it went well, phew, and it was great to see how much my presentation and Japanese has improved in 8 months.
    • The major decisions in life have already been taken - phew.
    • A couple of uninstalls and reinstalls fixed the problem - phew.


early 17th century: imitative of puffing.

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