Meaning of “phew!” in the English Dictionary


"phew!" in English

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uk /fjuː/ us /fjuː/ informal mainly humorous

used when you are happy that something difficult or dangerous has finished or is not going to happen, or when you are tired or hot:

Phew! I'm so glad I don't have to give that speech.
Phew, it's boiling in here!

(Definition of “phew!” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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