phooey

[foo-ee]
interjection Informal.
(an exclamation indicating rejection, contempt, or disgust): Phooey on all those political promises!

Origin:
1925–30, Americanism; perhaps < German pfui! expression of disgust, conflated with English phoo! with similar force

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phooey (ˈfuːɪ)
 
interj
informal an exclamation of scorn, contempt, disbelief, etc
 
[C20: probably variant of phew]

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phooey
expression of contempt, 1929, from Yiddish, from Ger. pfui (attested in Eng. from 1866); popularized by Walter Winchell. Phoo "vocalic gesture expressing contemptuous rejection" is recorded from 1642.
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Example sentences
Skatole bears a heavy responsibility for making poo smell phooey.
Phooey, they are about the only excitement available.
People are often sold a bunch of phooey about the effectiveness of attic fans.
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