humph


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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

interjhm
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References in classic literature ?
Humph!" snapped Nancy, wringing her rag so hard her fingers ached from the strain; "I guess it ain't CHILDREN what is MOST unnecessary just now, just now!
"Humph! Well, I'm a-wonderin' what a child will do with Miss Polly in the house!" snapped Nancy.
"Humph," grumbled the Fox as he walked away with his tail between his legs; but he spoke in a low growl
Tashtego ( Quietly smoking.) That's a white man; he calls that fun: humph! I save my sweat.
"Humph! the more fool you--you look like a tradesman!
"Humph!" murmured Raoul; "if all are going to do as I am, provisions will not be wanted."
'Humph!' he said when he had scanned his features; 'I don't know you.'
"Humph! that's just about where I reckoned we had got to."
He even ventured a vigorous "Humph!" which made the cavalier turn round.
"Humph!" said Michel Ardan, "it is not easy; we are in the train, and the guard's whistle will sound before twenty-four minutes are over."
Humph! If all cars illegally parked were fined, we'd be rich beyond anything the problematic gas would bring us.
Humph is only young, but even he has a special gift, as they will discover.