Whew vs P - What's the difference?

whew | p |


As an interjection whew

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

As a verb whew

is (uk|scotland|dialect) to whistle with a shrill pipe, like a plover.

As a letter p is

the sixteenth letter of the.

As a symbol p is

symbol for phosphorus.

whew

English

Interjection

(en interjection)
  • 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 you?re safe! I thought something terrible had happened to you!
    (from fear of being seen) Whew! That cop didn?t see me! That was a close call!
  • An expression of amazement or surprise.
  • * 1981 , , revised edition, chapter 1,
  • "...Now I must be off. Whew , it's as cold as the North Pole. Which way is the wind blowing?"

    Synonyms

    * (expressing relief of tension) fyew, phew, (chiefly UK) lumme * (expressing surprise) wow

    Verb

    (en verb)
  • (UK, Scotland, dialect) To whistle with a shrill pipe, like a plover.
  • English onomatopoeias

    p

    Translingual

    {{Basic Latin character info, previous=o, next=q, image= (wikipedia p)

    Letter

  • The sixteenth letter of the .
  • See also

    (Latn-script) * With hook: * (wynn) {{Letter , page=P , NATO=Papa , Morse=·––· , Character=P , Braille=? }} Image:Latin P.png, Capital and lowercase versions of P , in normal and italic type Image:Fraktur letter P.png, Uppercase and lowercase P in Fraktur

    Symbol

    (Voiceless bilabial plosive) (head)
  • voiceless bilabial plosive
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