phut

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See also: phút and phu̍t

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Imitative.

Interjection[edit]

phut

  1. A sound resembling the release of a blast of steam or exhaust gas.
    • 1980, Gillian Cooke, A Celebration of Christmas:
      Even an expensive cracker can go off with a phut, not a bang, and burst to reveal one paper hat, one tired motto and a piece of plastic jewellery.
    • 2007, Susan Gates, Beyond the Billboard:
      Then she heard the phut-phut-phut of an unfamiliar boat engine.

Verb[edit]

phut (third-person singular simple present phuts, present participle phutting, simple past and past participle phutted)

  1. To produce such a sound.

Derived terms[edit]


Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

phut

  1. past tense of put

Noun[edit]

phut

  1. Lenited form of put.