feh!

Definitions

  • an expression of disgust; "portraying...negative feelings" (Rosten)

Example Sentences

  • "Go out in the rain right now with the dog? Feh!"

Languages of Origin

Yiddish

Etymology

פֿע fe

Who Uses This

Older: Jews who are middle-aged and older

Regions

North America

Dictionaries

The New Joys of Yiddish, by Leo Rosten and Lawrence Bush (New York, 2003[1968]).
Yiddish and English: A Century of Yiddish in America, by Sol Steinmetz (Tuscaloosa, 1986).
The JPS Dictionary of Jewish Words, by Joyce Eisenberg and Ellen Scolnic, (Philadelphia, 2001).

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