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Meaning of “humph” in the English Dictionary

"humph" in British English

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humphexclamation

uk   us   /hʌmf/ often humorous
a ​short, ​deepsound made with the ​lipsclosed, ​expressinganger or ​doubt, or ​pretendedanger: Humph, I ​see you've got yourself some ​lunch and you haven't made any for the ​rest of us!
(Definition of humph from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “humph”
in Chinese (Simplified) (表示生气、怀疑或假装生气)哼…
in Chinese (Traditional) (表示生氣、懷疑或假裝生氣)哼…
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