Crossword clues for whew
Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
The Collaborative International Dictionary
Whew \Whew\ (hw[=u]), n. & interj. A sound like a half-formed whistle, expressing astonishment, scorn, or dislike.
Whew duck, the European widgeon. [Prov. Eng.]
Whew \Whew\, v. i. To whistle with a shrill pipe, like a plover. [Prov. Eng. & Scot.]
Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary
exclamation of astonishment, etc., early 15c., a whistling sound, of imitative origin.
interj. 1 An expressive sound made indicating the release of one's inner tension; the release of breath; an expression of relief. 2 An expression of amazement or surprise. vb. (context UK Scotland dialect English) To whistle with a shrill pipe, like a plover.
WHEW (1380 AM, "Bonita 1380") is an American radio station licensed to serve the community of Franklin, Tennessee. The station's broadcast license is held by SG Communications, Inc.
Usage examples of "whew".
Hell, I've seen a stuffed bear in the museum and I just thought you meant they'd be a little - but whew!
The place looked like a tuna melt left too long in the oven, and the smell, whew, worse then a wino's kiss.