Definition of Phooey

1. Interjection. An expression of disgust, rejection, or disappointment. ¹



¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Phooey

1. used as an exclamation of disgust or contempt [interj]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Phooey

phonosurgery
phonotactic
phonotactically
phonotactics
phonotaxis
phonotype
phonotypes
phonotypies
phonotypist
phonotypists
phonotypy
phons
phony
phonying
phoo
phooey (current term)
phor-
phorate
phorates
phorbin
phorbol
phorbol ester
phorbol esters
phorbols
phorboxazole
phoresies
phoresis
phoresy
phoretic
phoria

Literary usage of Phooey

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Readers' Theater, Grade 2 by Evan-Moor Educational Publishers, Evan-Moor (DST), Ginny Hall, Don Robison (2003)
"Lion King: phooey! Who told you the earth is cracking? We must take time to find out if such a thing is true. Who is it that saw the earth cracking? ..."

2. Readers' Theater by Evan-Moor Educational Publishers, Evan-Moor, Michael Ryall, Don Robison (2003)
"Sound Effects: phooey! John Henry: That's what I said. He was trying to get my goat and I knew it. But I was chompin' at the bit to teach that old windbag a ..."

3. The Friends of Rathlin Island by Stewart Dalby (2004)
"'Diving for wrecks, phooey,' she replied. 'He can't even swim. He's never dived in his life.' 'What does he do then?' 'He calls himself a mining engineer, ..."

4. On Pain Suffering: Reminiscences, Musings and Reflections by Walter Prytulak (2001)
""phooey!" she turned her head away in disgust. "What is it?" "It stinks something awful, doesn't it? You feel like running away from it. don't you? ..."

5. Cinderella's Crunchy Christmas Cake: A Play in One Act by Lindsay Price (2003)
"phooey! What do we want her for? She's not coming to the picnic. No way, no how! GLADIOLA: We need her to get this place back in order, get us back in order ..."

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