What does humph mean?

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

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word humph.


  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.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Humph

    humf, interj. an exclamation expressive of dissatisfaction or incredulity.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of humph in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of humph in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

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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