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interjection as in my goodness

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Example Sentences

“Whew, that guy,” says Jerry wearily, rising to go out front for his set with the New Riders.

“But whew,” he says, making a whistling sound and sweeping his hand over his head.

So—whew—the bleeding seems finally to have been staunched, three months after BP stabbed its hole in the bottom of the sea.

"Whew," he whistled as he glanced up and saw her at the little window of the attic.

Then pom-pom-pom, whew-w-w-w, as shells came singing over the rear-guard.

A poor man, who is an awkward creature at best, is simply disorganized when it comes to a wedding—and that wedding his own, whew!

She knew that mother Martha would consider her extravagant to ride when she had no market basket to carry but—Whew!

And spends my money, too, on scientific rescue work among women who—whew!


On this page you'll find 11 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to whew, such as: dear me, gee whiz, gesundheit, golly, good gracious, and goodness gracious.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.