Whew meaning

hwyo͝o, hwo͝o
Used to express strong emotion, such as relief or amazement.
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Used to express variously relief, surprise, dismay, or disgust.
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An expressive sound made indicating the release of one's inner tension; the release of breath; an expression of relief.

(from strenuous labour) Whew! That box weighs a ton!

(from intense concern) Whew! Thank goodness youʼre safe! I thought something terrible had happened to you!

(from fear of being seen) Whew! That cop didnʼt see me! That was a close call!

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An expression of amazement or surprise.
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(UK, Scotland, dialect) To whistle with a shrill pipe, like a plover.
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