Pshaw (?), interj. [Of imitative origin.]

Pish! pooch! -- an exclamation used as an expression of contempt, disdain, dislike, etc.

[Written also psha.]

 

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Pshaw (?), v. i.

To express disgust or contemptuous disapprobation, as by the exclamation " Pshaw!"

The goodman used regularly to frown and pshaw wherever this topic was touched upon. Sir W. Scott.

 

© Webster 1913.

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