“But whew,” he says, making a whistling sound and sweeping his hand over his head.
“whew, that guy,” says Jerry wearily, rising to go out front for his set with the New Riders.
So—whew—the bleeding seems finally to have been staunched, three months after BP stabbed its hole in the bottom of the sea.
Tha's done that a gooid en, but yond's th' whew, soa we mun goa an' do another bit for th' maister.
He stared, slowly shook his head, and then uttered a fervent, "whew!"
The priest being amazed, he could not tell what to say, but whistled and said whew!
"whew, it's cold," exclaimed Leon slapping his hands together.
At that instant old Mr. Valentine came in, newly arrived from the Hill, and “whew”-ing at the cold.
He wore a straw hat, and boots of the ordinary colour, and — whew!
Mr. Wedgwood remarks that such sounds are written down as whew, and they serve as interjections for surprise.
exclamation of astonishment, etc., early 15c., a whistling sound, of imitative origin.