Harumph meaning

hərumpf: conventionalized pronun.
Harumph is defined as an expression of dissatisfaction, disdain or unhappiness.

When someone tells you do to something you don't want to do, this is an example of a situation where you might say harumph.

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An expression of disdain, disbelief, protest, refusal or dismissal.

Harumph! She is welcome to try, but I'm not going to bother helping.

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An expression of disdain, disbelief, protest, or dismissal; a huff, grunt, or snort.

I didn't get a harumph out of that guy.

Give the governor a harumph.

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To dislike, protest, or dismiss.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
harumph
Plural:
harumphs

Origin of harumph

  • Onomatopoeia.

    From Wiktionary