- Phooey is defined as an informal exclamation that shows disagreement or disapproval.
An example of phooey is what one might say upon hearing a lie.
phooey definition by Webster's New World
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used to express contempt, disgust, or mocking disagreement
Origin: echoic of spitting sound, like (or uncertain or unknown; perhaps ; from) German pfui
phooey definition by American Heritage Dictionary
Used to express disgust, disbelief, or contempt.