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- (onomatopoeia) A sound, usually made with a closed mouth, indicating annoyance, indignation, or sighing.
- "Don't blame me. It's your fault." "Hmph!"
- "That does it! I'm not gonna talk to you anymore! Hmph!"
sound of annoyance or indignation — see humph
- (intransitive) To utter "hmph!" in doubt or disapproval.