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humph

 (hŭmf, həmf)
interj.
Used to express doubt, displeasure, or contempt.

humph

(hʌmf)
interj
an exclamation of annoyance, dissatisfaction, scepticism, etc

humph

(an inarticulate expression resembling a snort or grunt; spelling pron. hʌmf)

interj.
(used to indicate disbelief, contempt, etc.)
Translations
groumpf

humph

[mm] EXCL¡bah!

humph

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Humph, left, owned by Mrs Diana Kitchen, of St Helens, has a passion for tasting unusual things.
Thus, if an owner allows them out their arms and on to the floor on three occasions, I shall leave it up to them to humph them back up there.
During his concerts Humph liked to regale his audience with amusing little tales, including one in which he claimed to have an ancestor who was buried in Hertfordshire, Hampshire, Surrey and Sussex.
I want to learn as much as I can here and push Paddy and Humph as hard as I can for their positions," he said.
It meant seven years of rivalry with Jenkins finishing with 58 caps and Humph 35.
That officer responded with a strong humph, did an about face, and with an air of superiority, marched off.
Focus, Humph, your exotic Caribbean island needs you to fight its disproportionate levels of serious crime.
The plot concerns a "boggart" named Humph who works as an investigator and is hired to locate Harry, the missing heir to a secretive company.
ORDEAL SAS sniper Sergeant Danny Nightingale with wife Sally and father Humph, left
So, certainly now it is very different to how it was before and you get to hear Steve, Humph and myself singing things that we didn''t perhaps sing before because of the sharing round of the solos etc.
These are some of them: Alan Barnes - the saxophonist who started out with Humph and has played with nearly everyone since, is a regular at the BIJ&BF.
Humph (Nigel Hawthorne) replies: "But they don't know you probably wouldn't.