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Meaning of "pfui" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF PFUI

pfui  [ˈfuːɪ] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF PFUI

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

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH PFUI


bluey
ˈbluːɪ
chewie
ˈtʃuːɪ
chewy
ˈtʃuːɪ
Dewey
ˈdjuːɪ
dewy
ˈdjuːɪ
Drambuie
dræmˈbjuːɪ
gluey
ˈɡluːɪ
gooey
ˈɡuːɪ
Guardafui
ˌɡwɑːdəˈfuːɪ
hooey
ˈhuːɪ
Hughie
ˈhjuːɪ
hui
ˈhuːɪ
louis
ˈluːɪ
phooey
ˈfuːɪ
screwy
ˈskruːɪ
stewy
ˈstjuːɪ
tui
ˈtuːɪ
uey
ˈjuːɪ
Wanganui
ˌwɒŋəˈnuːɪ
zooey
ˈzuːɪ

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE PFUI

pf
pf.
pfa
Pfalz
Pfc
pfennig
pfennige
pfft
PFI
PFLP
Pforzheim
pg
PG 13
pg.
PGA
PGCE
PGD
PGR
ph
pH balance

WORDS THAT END LIKE PFUI

Anhui
appui
Bangui
Blanqui
Brahui
buibui
Cape Guardafui
cestui
charqui
chiquichiqui
dui
ennui
feng shui
maqui
Maui
nolle prosequi
Oubangui
point d´appui
Rapa Nui
Yaqui

Synonyms and antonyms of pfui in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «pfui» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF PFUI

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

Translator English - Chinese

pfui
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

pfui
570 millions of speakers

English

pfui
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

pfui
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

pfui
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

pfui
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

pfui
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

pfui
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

pfui
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Pfui
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

pfui
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

pfui
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

pfui
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Pfui
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

pfui
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

pfui
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

Pfui
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

pfui
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

pfui
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

pfui
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

pfui
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

pfui
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

pfui
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

pfui
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

pfui
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

pfui
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of pfui

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «PFUI»

The term «pfui» is regularly used and occupies the 98.232 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «PFUI» OVER TIME

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

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «PFUI»

Discover the use of pfui in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to pfui and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Newe Deutzsche Lieder: Newe Deutzsche Lieder
... nit kür- Du schö- nes Ket- ter- lein S So - - r r —Cr Du —0~ So schö- nes Ket- ter- lein 65 J -©- -lein So las mich zu dir Pfui dich, (pfui dich) du -©- las mich zu dir ein, dir Pfui dich, (pfui dich) du -lein W^W ^^ du So las mich zu dir ein r Pfui dich, ...
Johann Eccard, Magen Solomon, 2002
2
The Wooden Shepherdess
In its sadsomber parts the bass notes imitate drums, and then comes the wild ferocious “Pfui!” refrain: Zwanzig Millionen—die sind euch wohl zuviel, Frankreich! das sollst Du bereu'n! Pfui! “Pfui!” Stirred to ancestral depths, you crammed all ...
Richard Hughes, 2012
3
ZOUNDS!: A Browser's Dictionary of Interjections
Popularized by newspaper columnist Walter Winchell in the 1930s, this exclamation of contempt, disbelief, or outright disgust probably comes from the Yiddish fey or fooy, or from the German pfui, each of which means the same thing .
Mark Dunn, Sergio Aragones, 2013
4
English-German Dictionary of Idioms: Supplement to the ...
on the outside außen: nach außen (hin) so tun/... the outside looks nice/fine/smart /... but the in- side looks filthy/the inside is a different story Hui: außen hui, innen pfui outside swank, inside rank Hui: außen hui, innen pfui outside pretty, inside ...
Hans Schemann, 1997
5
Tarr
Pfui/ he with difficulty curbed the desire to spit in it. The nearness they had been to this demand must have affected, he thought, even his thickhided 7hr of a companion. He had asked and been refused to all intents and purposes. He got up ...
Wyndham Lewis, Scott W. Klein, 2010
6
Fraulein Schmidt And Mr Anstruther: A Virago Modern Classic
Nature has been too many for them, I suppose. All Jena is atwitter. Nothing can be proved, but everything is being feared, said the hostess; from her eyes I'm afraid she wanted to say hoped. Isn't it ugly?—pfui, as we say. And so stale, if it's true.
Elizabeth von Arnim, 2014
7
Protein NMR Spectroscopy: Practical Techniques and Applications
The first application of PTS for NMR was performed for the C-terminal domain of the E. coli RNA polymerase a-subunit, using an intein, PI-PfuI from Pyrococcus furiosus, which can be cleaved into N-terminal and C-terminal portions [127].
Gordon Roberts, Lu-Yun Lian, 2011
8
Liberating Society from the State and Other Writings: A ...
People yelled, Pfui! Pigs! Shame on you! We want bread, and you give us blue beans!5 and similar things. Then the soldiers started moving across the square. They arrested a youth at the corner of Rindermarkt.6 The noise became deafening!
Erich Mühsam, Gabriel Kuhn, 2011
9
Understanding Emotions
Table 1. Items used in the study Intonation Stimuli Congruent Affective incongruent Neutrally spoken Happy heissa ['ha ısa],hurra[hu0ra:],juhu a, achje, ah, auwei, bah, e, herrje, [ju'hu:], yippie [jıpi:], heida i, igitt, jeminee, o, oje, oweh, pfui, ...
‎2006
10
Life and Times of Stein, Or, Germany and Prussia in the ...
His face darkened, he stood up, put his hands behind him, and crushing his visitor with the powerful German interjection "Pfui! — Pfui! Herr Graf, pfui, pfui, Herr Graf!" — began to walk up and down the room as if he were alone or wished to be ...
Sir John Robert Seeley, 1879

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «PFUI»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term pfui is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Pfui! Lauren Goodger liebt den Geruch von Stinkefüßen
Geschmäcker sind bekanntlich verschieden. So kommt es manchmal dazu, dass Menschen etwas mögen, was für andere unausstehlich ist. «Promiflash.de, Jul 15»
2
The sad story of Rachel Dolezal
Oh “allegations” pfui! The lady's parents blew the whistle on her, and they're white. When confronted with the “allegations” Dolezal went all deer ... «Lakenewsonline.com, Jun 15»
3
19 and Counting: How to tell age in prog years
Pfui. And untrainable, you say? Pfui again. I will have you know I have been using a litter box since kittenhood. However, in lieu of my ration ... «People's Cube, Jun 15»
4
Book Plug Friday! What Is Good?
It is easy to dismiss this premise out of hand – normally I use the word Pfui for such a purpose – but we should look at what's the root of it and ... «PJ Media, May 15»
5
Pfui! | Das ist der ekligste Wurm der Welt
Igitt, Igitt! Im Internet kursiert ein Video von einem seltsamen Wurm, der ein schleimiges weißes Netz auswirft. Das YouTube-Video zeigt einen ... «BILD, May 15»
6
Review: In Staatsoper's 'Elektra,' an Ax-Wielder With Royal Bearing
On Tuesday evening even a sneering exclamation of “Pfui!” was caressed more than spat out, and she lovingly sustained lyrical phrases after ... «New York Times, Apr 15»
7
Kot Unwraps the Near-Dystopian Mysteries of "The Surface"
Pfui. One of the luxuries of a creator-owned comic is that you can tell a story with a beginning, middle and end. Do you have that end mapped ... «Comic Book Resources, Mar 15»
8
George R.R. Martin Calls Belichick 'Evil Little Bill', Also 'Despises …
And the Colts should never have left Baltimore besides, so pfui to the Irsays. Evil Little Bill and the Patriots. Wow. Next week it will be Green Bay ... «SportsGrid, Jan 15»
9
These Are A Few Of My Favorite Things
Pfui. She was relevant because at some point she flipped over into female supremacy. She was also, more or less explicitly more left than other ... «PJ Media, Dec 14»
10
Pfui Teufel! | Unbekannter verrichtet sein Geschäft im Beichtstuhl
Da bekommt das Wort Beichtstuhl irgendwie einen ganz anderen Zungenschlag... Passau (Bayern) – Großes Entsetzen in der Gemeinde der ... «BILD, Nov 14»

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