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English definition of “harrumph”

harrumph

verb [I]     /həˈrʊmf/ informal mainly humorous
to express anger and disapproval , often not by speaking but making a noise : I didn't hear what he said - he sort of harrumphed and walked off. [+ speech] " Absolute nonsense !" harrumphed the colonel .Sounds used as interjectionsInterjections
(Definition of harrumph verb from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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