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Meaning of "pfft" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF PFFT

pfft  [ft] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF PFFT

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Pfft is an exclamation.
Exclamation is an expression or voice that reflects an emotion or exaltation.

WHAT DOES PFFT MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of pfft in the English dictionary

The definition of pfft in the dictionary is a sound that indicates the sudden disappearance or cessation of something.


WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE PFFT

peyotism
peyotist
peyse
peytrel
pezizoid
pf
pf.
pfa
Pfalz
Pfc
pfennig
pfennige
PFI
PFLP
Pforzheim
pfui
pg
PG 13
pg.

WORDS THAT END LIKE PFFT

aircraft
craft
draft
drift
ft
gesellschaft
gift
haft
kraft
left
lift
loft
oft
shaft
shift
soft
swift
theft
to the left
warcraft

Synonyms and antonyms of pfft in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «pfft» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF PFFT

Find out the translation of pfft to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of pfft from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «pfft» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

pfft
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

pfft
570 millions of speakers

English

pfft
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

pfft
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

pfft
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

Пфф
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

pfft
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

pfft
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

pfft
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Pfft
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

pfft
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

フーッ
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

환장
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Pfft
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

pfft
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

pfft
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

Pfft
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

pfft
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

pfft
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

pfft
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

Пфф
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

pfft
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

pfft
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

Pfft
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

pfft
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

Pfft
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of pfft

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «PFFT»

The term «pfft» is regularly used and occupies the 57.524 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «PFFT» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about pfft

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «PFFT»

Discover the use of pfft in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to pfft and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Wye's Dictionary of Improbable Words
Pfft. 1. n. a taunting nickname, insinuating that someone is flatulent. <“Did you hear that, Pfft? I am not afraid of you!” ... “Pfft? You call me Pfft?” ... “Pfft, sometimes I think of your name as Pfft-Pfft, or even Pfft-Pfft-Pfft. ... Sometimes I call you Pfft- ...
Craig Conley, 2009
2
Efficient Mapping of Fast Fourier Transform on the ...
16 points (SRAM) 8-PFFT SPM -PFFT 16 points (SRAM) 32 points (SRAM) 101 1121 -PFFT -PFFT -PFFT 8-PFFT SPM 4-P FFT 4-PFFT / (SRAM) 4-PFFT Besides that, we can also use SPM to store the. Figure 4.3: Optimize Kernel for 16-point ...
Liping Xue, 2007
3
Gator A-Go-Go: A Novel
Pfft-pfft-pfft. Tight forehead pattern. The shooting arm swung without intermission. Pfft-pfft. Pfft-pfft . . . A freshman dropped where he stood. Targets moving now, Guillermo in a calm pirouette. Pfft, pfft, pfft. Pfft-pfft . . . A crash through the coffee ...
Tim Dorsey, 2011
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Boundary Elements and Other Mesh Reduction Methods XXXVI:
The BEM accelerated by the precorrected fast Fourier transform method (pFFT) [6 ] was widely applied as well [7–12]. In most cases, the constant boundary element was used in the pFFTBEM. Recently, two pFFT-BEMs with higher order ...
X. W. Gao, A. H-D. Cheng, C. A. Brebbia, 2013
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CLIQUE
Pfft. It hardly made any noise. The bullet spun Rick around, and he put another bullet into his heart. Pfft. He clutched his chest and blood spurted from the wound as he fell to the floor. Gunter looked down at the man he killed, and smiled.
Jim Ernst, 2002
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Design Automation Methods and Tools for Microfluidics-Based ...
Four major steps of the PFFT algorithm. The cost of the PFFT algorithm is dominated by the cost of the FFT step, which costs (log()) On n operations. The panel charges are projected onto neighboring grid points using the sparse projection ...
Krishnendu Chakrabarty, Jun Zeng, 2006
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Back to the Front: An Accidental Historian Walks the ...
Pfft! Pfft! Silence. I take a few more steps, then hear them again: Pfft! Pfft! The detonations are loud but slightly muffled, as if coming from a great distance. Is it hunting season? Murder month? Has some well-armed cuckold come home too early ...
Stephen O'Shea, 2009
8
The Year that Changed the World: The Untold Story Behind the ...
Pfft! Pfft! What's that sound? Democracy in action. Solidarity's election campaign featured a poster of a gun-slinging Gary Cooper as the sheriff in the classic western High Noon. It was June 4, 1989—reckoning day in Dodge City East. The polls ...
Michael Meyer, 2010
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Competence in High Performance Computing 2010: Proceedings ...
Note that PFFT can perform these FFTs on half the cores because of less memory consumption. However, we only recorded times on core counts which both algorithms were able to utilize to get comparable results. Unfortunately, the PFFT test ...
Christian Bischof, Heinz-Gerd Hegering, Wolfgang E. Nagel, 2012
10
The Sentinel Mage
Pfft. The cloak the maid carried had unfurled slightly, had fluttered and brushed a vase. Thwack. Karel missed. The arrow smacked into the stone wall behind the target and rebounded, broken. He grittedhis teethand drew another arrow ...
Emily Gee, 2014

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «PFFT»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term pfft is used in the context of the following news items.
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You Don't Mess With the 'Ant-Man': Marvel declares win over …
ZOHAN? Pfft. You Don't Mess With the Ant-Man. If Sunday's horse-race estimates hold tomorrow, then “Ant-Man's” sophomore weekend will ... «Washington Post, Jul 15»
2
Budget Buster: Financial fasting for 'Austere August'
Pfft. Rank amateurs. If you're looking for a real challenge in steely self-discipline, try 'Austere August' on for size. Instead of giving up the ... «Stuff.co.nz, Jul 15»
3
INC show of force for Corona went pfft
The decision of the advisory council to mount a “show of force” in February 2012 at the height of the impeachment trial of then Chief Justice ... «Inquirer.net, Jul 15»
4
Distractify: Women describe boyfriends' penis to police sketch artist
Pfft, and you say you're in love. The hilarious folk at Distractify Videos have got together a bunch of women to describe their boyfriends' penises ... «Metro, Jul 15»
5
Cleveland Indians: Front Office Seems Confused Which Direction to …
Pfft. Whoever it is, the Tribe can overpay and get as little out of that player as possible. Now they've called up Jose Aguilar, who isn't without his ... «Wahoo's On First, Jul 15»
6
'I'm done with heartbreak and hangovers'
“I don't wanna talk about relationships!” she says. “That's all I'm gonna say on that one.” Pfft. It actually only takes the tiniest bit of teasing to get her to open up. «The Sun, Jul 15»
7
OTE Friday HATE: Mike Riley is just too ELITE
... Meyer, Dantonio, toss in Gus Malzahn and Bret Bielema in there too, and it's easy to look at those guys and say "Pfft, those guys don't get it. «Off Tackle Empire, Jul 15»
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Chrissy Teigen, Cindy Crawford and Others Share Photos From …
(She then predicted what her detractors would say, writing, "Your entire life is a vacation hurrdurrr rarr rarr pfft pschhhhh.) Christie Brinkley ... «ABC News, Jul 15»
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Elton John Says It Was An 'Honour To Share The Stage With John …
PFFT. Posting a photo of the two at the charity fundraiser, 68-year-old Elton praised John, 36, for his musical skills, writing: “Such a honour to ... «Yahoo Celebrity UK, Jul 15»
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This Arkham Knight cosplay is ready to rock out with its Glock out
Batman? Pfft, come on already. That caped crusader is old news. I'm all about the Arkham Knight these days! The latest Batman nemesis has ... «Lazygamer, Jul 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Pfft [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/pfft>. Oct 2020 ».
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