humph

humph

[an inarticulate expression resembling a snort; spelling pronunciation huhmf]
interjection
1.
(used to indicate disbelief, contempt, etc.)
verb (used without object), verb (used with object)
2.
to utter by or as if by expressing “humph.”

Origin:
1675–85

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humph ((spelling pron) hʌmf)
 
interj
an exclamation of annoyance, dissatisfaction, scepticism, etc

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