pfft


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pfft

 (ft, pft)
interj.
Used to express or indicate a usually sudden disappearance or ending.
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pfft

(ft)
interj
a sound that indicates the sudden disappearance or cessation of something
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SIAN H HUGHES: A bit OTT Asdanot all children in John Bright are BAD pfft!!ridiculous to BAN all school children,a bit daft if you ask me!
I can't.' And there were so many moments at the start of my career that were like, 'If you don't do this, pfft, you're done.' And that's just not true.
With these frequencies determined, the process to obtain the value of the total amplitude found in this band (corresponding to 94db SPL on the pistonphone) was carried out by summing the amplitudes of the samples within this frequency range in the variable Pfft. Now, considering that the SPLs cannot have linear relationships with the data obtained in the displayed algorithms, one must first calculate the logarithmic relationships of the energy within octave bands.
'Pfft. Of course I won't.' Cain replied, as if it was an obvious thing.
Pfft. Derek Mountfield will raise you two goals (including the winner), an own goal and giving away a penalty against Watford in October 1986.
PFFT! WHAT PASSES FOR "DRUG TREATMENT" IN JAIL IS A JOKE ...
Rockets aren't half so much fun when they plunge into low-lying stratus clouds about five seconds after lift-off, and explode with a muffled 'pfft' somewhere in the damp gloom.
The street sweepers come along and pfft!" He swept the air with his hand, and I remembered coming upon the remains of drawings on my way home in the early morning hours when the trucks were out, all the streets wet; how magical those improbable colors seemed then, pooled or trickling down the tiled and broken pavement.
"Oh yes, he jailed my cousin." Pfft! "Oh, that sponging apparatchik, living high on our penury." Pfft!
as if Delft had never gone pfft, that I realized my abhorrence
As part of recent contract renegotiation with the Department of Energy, UT-Battelle agreed to invest $3.5 million between 2005 and 2010 in the ORNL's PFFT program.
Pfft. They don't help the bottom line, the district's or the nation's.