Definition of whew exclamation from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

whew

 exclamation
exclamation
NAmE//hwyu//
 
, NAmE//hyu//
 
, NAmE//fyu//
 
 
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a sound that people make to show that they are surprised or relieved about something, or that they are very hot or tired Whew—and I thought it was serious! Ten grand? Whew! compare phew
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: whew