UK [fʌt] / US noun [uncountable] British
a way of writing a sound like a small explosion, especially the regular sound that a small engine makes

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  • Phut — or Put (Hebrew: פוט Unicode| pûṭ ; Septuagint Greek Φουδ Phoud ) is the third son of Ham (one of the sons of Noah), in the biblical Table of Nations (Genesis 10:6; cf. 1 Chronicles 1:8). Five other biblical verses refer to the descendants of Put …   Wikipedia

  • Phut —    Phut is placed between Egypt and Canaan in Gen. 10:6, and elsewhere we find the people of Phut described as mercenaries in the armies of Egypt and Tyre (Jer. 46:9; Ezek. 30:5; 27:10). In a fragment of the annuals of Nebuchadrezzar which… …   Easton's Bible Dictionary

  • phut — [ft, fət] n. 〚echoic〛 a dull, flat, slightly explosive sound, as of an engine dying go phut go out of order; break down * * * …   Universalium

  • phut — [ft, fət] n. [echoic] a dull, flat, slightly explosive sound, as of an engine dying go phut go out of order; break down …   English World dictionary

  • Phut — Phut, einer der vier Söhne Chams; seine Nachkommen bewohnten Nordafrika westlich von Ägypten …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • phut — noun (singular) BrE informal 1 go phut to stop working completely: The microwave s gone phut. 2 a sound like air suddenly escaping from something: The engine gave a phut, and stopped …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • phut — Colloquial –interjection /fət/ (say fuht) 1. (an exclamation of annoyance, etc.) –phrase /fʌt/ (say fut), /fət/ (say fuht) 2. go phut, to collapse, become ruined: *One of these days everything will just go phut! and we ll lose all our patients on …  

  • phut — interjection A sound resembling the release of a blast of steam or exhaust. 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 …   Wiktionary

  • phut — sėjamojo meliono vagotasis varietetas statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Vaisinis kultūrinis augalas (Cucumis melo subsp. melo var. momordica). atitikmenys: lot. Cucumis melo subsp. melo var. momordica; Cucumis momordica angl. phut; snap melon …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

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