Humph meaning

hŭmf, həmf
Used to express doubt, displeasure, or contempt.
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Used to express doubt or disapproval.
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(intransitive) To utter "humph!" in doubt or disapproval.
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The definition of a humph is a snort or grunt made to show disgust or unhappiness.

An example of a humph is the sound made by a wife when her husband explains why he couldn't take out the trash.

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(a snorting or grunting sound) Used to express doubt, disdain, disgust, etc.
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Origin of humph

  • A natural utterance, first recorded in the mid-16th century.

    From Wiktionary