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  1. whewinterjection

    An expressive sound made indicating the release of one's inner tension; the release of breath; an expression of relief.

  2. whewinterjection

    An expression of amazement or surprise.


  1. WHEW

    WHEW (1380 AM, "Bonita 1380") is an American radio station licensed to serve the community of Franklin, Tennessee. The station's broadcast license is held by SG Communications, Inc.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Whew

    a sound like a half-formed whistle, expressing astonishment, scorn, or dislike

  2. Whewverb

    to whistle with a shrill pipe, like a plover

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Whew

    Wheugh, hwū, interj. expressing wonder or dismay.—n. a whistling sound noting astonishment.—v.i. to utter such a sound.

  2. Whew

    hwū, v.i. (prov.) to bustle about.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of whew in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of whew in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of whew in a Sentence

  1. Chris Paul:

    I’ve been playing pickup, 3-on-3, 2-on-2, but 5-on-5 is totally different, especially when your first game back is in Denver. I mean, whew!

  2. Harry Harris/AP:

    It’s the thing the mainstream fears the most, it’s a beautiful speech and it’s descriptive of integration. It sounds really good. And then you understand – whew – the work that’s required.

  3. Shawn Hick:

    Whew! Nevermind, it got me shaking. Alright y’all be safe.

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    used of men; markedly masculine in appearance or manner
    • A. butch
    • B. eloquent
    • C. omnifarious
    • D. eminent

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