feh

Definitions

  • interj. 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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