from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- interj. Used to express strong emotion, such as relief or amazement.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- interj. An expressive sound made indicating the release of one's inner tension; the release of breath; an expression of relief.
- interj. An expression of amazement or surprise.
- v. To whistle with a shrill pipe, like a plover.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A sound like a half-formed whistle, expressing astonishment, scorn, or dislike.
- intransitive v. To whistle with a shrill pipe, like a plover.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- An exclamation, uttered with a whistling sound, expressing astonishment or dismay.
- n. A whistling sound, usually noting astonishment.
- n. Same as whewer.
- To utter the interjection whew or a sound like it; whistle with a shrill pipe, as a plover or duck.
- To fly hastily: make great speed. Also whiew. Brockett; Halliwell.
- To hurry or bustle about; work tempestuously.
- n. A sudden vanishing away.
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