whew


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whew

 (hwyo͞o, hwo͞o)
interj.
Used to express strong emotion, such as relief or amazement.

whew

(hwjuː)
interj
an exclamation or sharply exhaled breath expressing relief, surprise, delight, etc

whew

(ʰwyu)

interj.
1. (a whistling exclamation or sound expressing astonishment, dismay, relief, etc.)
n.
2. an utterance of “whew.”
Translations

whew

[hwjuː] EXCL¡vaya!, ¡caramba!

whew

hwjuː] excl (expressing relief)ouf; (expressing disgust)pouah; (because of heat)pff

whew

interjpuh, uff

whew

[hwjuː] excluuh!
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"Whew!" said George, "here's a stroke of business, to be sure!
All this time the Sub-Warden was busy, with the Chancellor's help, shifting the papers from side to side, and pointing out to the Warden the place whew he was to sign.
Whew!" he added, mopping his face, "heat's a good thing, especially in winter, but in summer it don't do to take too much of it."
'Whew!' said the housebreaker wiping the perspiration from his face.
"Whew!" the chemist whistled softly, as he read it.
Then the dame brought two fine new stools -- whew! that was a sensation; it was visible in the eyes of every guest.
'We have, whew, three weeks off, three and a half weeks off, but before that we had three games in one week,' said Black.
Last month, Disney severed its business relationship with Gunn after tweets like "I like when little boys touch me in my silly place" and "The best thing about being raped is when you're done being raped and it's like 'whew this feels great, not being raped!'" were unearthed.
There's a Shakespeare First Folio, and a copy of the astoundingly titled American Cookery, Or the Art of Dressing Viants, Fish, Poultry and Vegetables, and the Best Modes of Making Pastes, Puffs, Pies, Tarts, Puddings, Custards and Preserves, and all kinds of CAKES, from the Imperial PLUMB to Plain CAKE, Adapted to this Country, And All Grades of Life by Amelia Simmons, An American Orphan (Hudson & Goodwin, 1796), which (whew) I would totally read.
When I found out that I would be receiving this scholarship, my first thought was 'Whew! What a relief!' As a medical student in today's world, debt is virtually a guarantee with, the exception of the quite fortunate.
Netizens' happiness only multiplied with the news that (https://twitter.com/aishatyler/status/307606003011162112) Aisha Tyler , a stand-up veteran and cast member of FX's animated comedy "Archer," will assume hosting duties, as she tweeted: "Whew! It's finally official.
Whew! But when I turned on the hot water, there was water "hammering." He said he must have loosened a pipe and that it was beating against a stud.