Definitions for humphan inarticulate expression resembling a snort or grunt; spelling pron. hʌmf

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  1. humph(Interjection)

    Used to express doubt or disapproval

Webster Dictionary

  1. Humph

    an exclamation denoting surprise, or contempt, doubt, etc

  2. Origin: [Of imitative origin.]

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Robert Smith Surtees:

    'Humph' grunted Mr. Romford, seeing his worst fears about to be realized. He had dreamt that he had timbled over a poodle in the drawing-room, and squirted a bottle of porter right into a lady's face. 'Who's goin' besides ourselves' asked Romford, wishing to know the worst at once. 'Better be killed than frightened to death,' thought he.


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